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Works: 586 works in 1,222 publications in 9 languages and 9,586 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Internet videos  Fiction  Educational films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Lenfilʹm
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Most widely held works by Lenfilʹm
Orlando by Sally Potter( Visual )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... the tale of the apparently immortal Orlando, who begins an epic quest for love and freedom in the court of Elizabeth I as a man, and completes the search 400 later as a woman"--Container
Italʹi︠a︡net︠s︡ = The Italian by Ke la fu ku ke( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A six-year-old boy living in an orphanage in a small Russian village has been adopted by a wealthy Italian couple, but the boy escapes, determined to find his natural mother at any cost. Inspired by true events
Korolʹ Lir = King Lear by Grigoriĭ Mikhaĭlovich Kozint︠s︡ev( Visual )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in Russian and English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which tragedy occurs when an old king prematurely divides his kingdom between his daughters in the vain hope that they will care for him in his old age
Taxi blues by Pavel Lungin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Russian and French and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivan is a thick, dour, hard-working brute. He misses Communism. He drives a taxi and one night meets Alexi. Alexi is a musician, an alcoholic, not to mention, irresponsible. Alexi stiffs Ivan for the fare and Ivan decides to track him down and a love-hate relationship ensues. When Alexi lets the bath water run over in Ivan's flat and Ivan must pay 500 rubles for repairs, he tries to force Alexi into day labor to repay him. Suddenly, Alexi is discovered and he goes on a jazz tour of America. He becomes a celebrity and return to Russia a triumph. Ivan longs to renew the friendship, and it looks as if he may get what he wants
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in Russian and Armenian and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian adaptation of Shakespeare's play: Hamlet, the Danish prince, inspired by his father's ghost, vows to kill his murdering uncle who has married his mother and usurped the throne
Trudno bytʹ bogom = Hard to be a god by Alekseĭ German( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in Russian and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the 1964 science fiction novel with the same title, by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, published in English as Hard to be a God. A group of space travelers stumble upon an alien civilization on an earthlike planet with a medieval society. A man is sent to observe it and perhaps help it evolve; instead he finds his own humanist culture slipping from him"--cataloger's summary
Moloch by Aleksandr Sokurov( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in German and Russian and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolf Hitler, Eva Braun and a few of their friends spend a weekend at Berchtesgaden. Part of a tetralogy by Sokurov that includes Telet︠s︡ and Solnt︠s︡e
Chapaev = Chapayev by Georgiĭ Vasilʹev( Visual )

20 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in Russian and English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vassiliy Ivanovich Chapayev, an illiterate Red Army hero during the Russian Civil War, is portrayed as a noble protector of the common people and a brave soldier. After the revolution, he forms his own force to fight the White Russians. A stirring account of a beloved hero of the Russian Revolution and Stalin's favorite propaganda film
Dama s sobachkoĭ by Iosif Kheĭfit︠s︡( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Russian and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man and a woman, both in loveless marriages, meet on vacation and begin an affair, but when they find each other later in Moscow they must decide whether or not to continue their relationship
Lichnoe delo Anny Akhmatovoĭ = Anna Akhmatova's file by Anna Andreevna Akhmatova( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in Russian and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of the Soviet-era Russian poet Anna Akhmatova. Shows how, although her works were banned and weren't published for seventeen years, her poem Requiem became the underground anthem for the millions who suffered under Stalin
King Lear( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Russian and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Russian adaptation of King Lear, based on Boris Pasternak''s translation, is considered one of the greatest of all filmed versions of Shakespeare. It was the final film of the renowned Soviet director Grigori Kozintsev. The masterful black-and-white cinematography and the memorable score by Dmitri Shostakovich make the film all the more powerful
Sobachʹe serdt︠s︡e by Vladimir Bortko( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in Russian and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1920's after the Soviet Revolution, a scientist and his assitant perform an operation to change a stray dog into a human. This new being has the sophistication of a dog, in a world of human situations. He develops into a cruel, lying, stealing, dangerous man, and the scientists perform a reverse operation, to change this being back into a dog
Gamlet( Visual )

18 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in Russian and English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genuinely cinematic screen adaptation produced for the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare. The play is brimming over with superb marginal visual detail, this has an exciting epic sweep. Smoktunovsky plays the melancholy Dane as a man of positive action in a drama that unfolds between shot of lowering rocks and turbulent seas
Mastera russkogo baleta = Stars of Russian ballet( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-of-a kind sequence in which two of the world's greatest ballerinas dance together in a memorable performance of B.V. Asafiev's ballet, The Fountain Of Bakhchisarai and more
Goya : crazy like a genius by Francisco Goya( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in German and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a painter in the court of King Carlos IV, Goya has attained wealth and reputation, and has fallen in love with a beautiful duchess. But he also finds himself becoming more and more remote from the daily life and suffering of the Spanish people, and is increasingly drawn to portraying their desires and nightmares in his paintings."--Container
I︠A︡ sluzhil v okhrane Stalina, ili, Opyt dokumentalʹnoĭ mifologii = I served in Stalin's guard, or, An experiment in documentary mythology( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in Russian and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stalin's last personal guard is interviewed; includes film of Stalin
Zvezda plenitelʹnogo schastʹi︠a︡ = The captivating star of happiness = Etoile de ma bonne fortune( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Russian and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The years 1825-1828 witness the Decembrist Revolt and its aftermath including the dogged determination which compels a group of women to follow their husbands and lovers to exile in Siberia
Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinematic version of Petipa's ballet. Act III, Aurora's wedding, is condensed; the divertissements include only the White cat and Puss-in-boots duet, and the adagio of the Bluebird pas de deux
Katerina Izmaĭlova by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in Russian and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brutal story, yet including some lyrical and even satirical moments, this opera was once banned in the former U.S.S.R. Katerina, unhappily married to a merchant (Zinovij), takes one of his workmen (Sergey) as her lover. She poisons her obnoxious father-in-law (Boris), and with Sergey's help, kills Zinovij. The crime is discovered and the two are sent to Siberia. When Sergey deserts her for one of the other women convicts (Sonetka), Katerina plunges both Sonetka and herself into the river
Don Quixote : based on the novel by Miguel de Cervantes by Grigoriĭ Mikhaĭlovich Kozint︠s︡ev( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in Russian and English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old Spaniard becomes so impressed by stories of ancient chivalry that he treansforms himself into a mighty knight-errant and takes up arms in defense of the weak and oppressed
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Audience level: 0.38 (from 0.20 for King Lear ... to 0.91 for Tematiches ...)

Italʹi︠a︡net︠s︡ = The Italian
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Kinostudii︠a︡ "Lenfilʹm"

Kinostudija Lenfilʹm


Lenfilm Studio

Lenfilm Studio (Firm)

Lenfilm Studios

Leningradskai︠a︡ kinostudii︠a︡ khudozhestvennykh filʹmov

Ordena Lenina Kinostudii︠a︡ "Lenfilʹm"







Italʹi︠a︡net︠s︡ = The ItalianTaxi blues