Russia

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantinoa Moscow, 2019
Meher TatnaAugust 26, 2019

One in an occasional series exploring the state of Hollywood films in global markets.A quick Google search of the Russian box office for this year...

A scene from "The Duelist", Russia
Serge RakhlinDecember 19, 2016

The Duelist is a very rare bird for a Russian movie. It was commercially released in the US by Sony Pictures. Also, The Duelist is only the third...

A scene from "My Murderer", Russia
Serge RakhlinDecember 7, 2016

A young detective in the Northern Russian region of Yakutia is dealing with a seemingly simple murder case. The investigation becomes a dangerous...

A scene from "The Student", Russia
Serge RakhlinDecember 5, 2016

The famous Russian and international theater director Kirill Serebrennikov who also regularly forays into directing films, is no stranger to the...

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A scene from "Paradise" (Russia)
Serge RakhlinNovember 29, 2016

Paradise is not the first entry into Golden Globes competition by well known Russian film director Andrei Konchalovsky. His American production,...

A multiplex in Russia
Serge RakhlinOctober 17, 2016

According to the Hollywood Reporter, a Russian government initiative aimed at taxing Hollywood and other foreign films in Russia in order to raise...

Director Ivan  Tvedovsky and a scene from his film "Zoology"
Nellee HolmesJune 20, 2016

As international journalists covering the entertainment industry, we at the HFPA are constantly on the lookout for up-and-coming talent. We know...

Serge RakhlinApril 17, 2016

2016 was proclaimed “The Year of the Cinema” in Russia. But at the same time state subsidies to the Russian film industry were reduced by 200...