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Ruscico (Firm)

Overview
Works: 398 works in 591 publications in 3 languages and 8,688 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Motion pictures  Horror films  Interviews  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ruscico (Firm)
Komissar by Aleksandr Askoldov ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Russian and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dedicated soldier of the newly-formed Soviet army becomes pregnant has to make a choice between becoming a mother and the needs of the Revolution. Set against the Russian Civil War, Klavdia Vavilova has a reputation in her unit as a selfless fighter, but her unexpected situation not only forces her to temporarily leave her comrades, her commanders have placed her in the household of a family of Ukrainian Jews. As the humanity and suffering of those living outside the party apparatus becomes apparent, Vavilova's emotions grow increasingly conflicted. Her tenuous situation turns dire when her unit returns for her and she is confronted with a final chance to show her loyalty to the cause
Voĭna i mir ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Russian and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Napoleon's army advances through Europe, and the high society of St. Petersburg discusses philosophical matters: What sets history in motion? The ambition of an emperor, the hastiness of a tsar, or the talent of a military commander? The destiny of Russia is inseparable from that of Andrei Bolkonsky, Pierre Bezukhov, and Natasha Rostova
Beloe solnt︠s︡e pustyni White sun of the desert ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Russian and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A recently discharged soldier makes his way across the desert, seeking only to get to his native village. He happens to be in the area usually occupied by a bandit and his gang. The bandit has left, abandoning all the women connected with the gang, and it falls to the soldier to help them get to safety
Tikhiĭ Don ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Russian and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Don Cossack warrior falls in love with the wife of a fellow soldier. Set in Russia's Don River Valley during World War I and the Bolshevik Revolution
Stalker by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in Russian and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the center of an outlawed region called The Zone lies a mystical room altered by unnatural forces. Armed guards are the first in a series of lethal obstructions that prevent outsiders from reaching the place where fantastic powers can fulfill man's greatest desires. Only the Stalker can lead a scientist and writer through The Zone where an obstacle course of mental and physical barriers tests the limits of their endurance. At the end they must face a room where the center of power and evil confronts them and the future of mankind
Brat Brother ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in Russian and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soon after being discharged from the Army, Danila runs afoul of the authorities. He goes to live with his brother, a gangster, in the free-wheeling city of Leningrad. Soon Danila is immersed in the city's organized crime scene
Ironii︠a︡ sudʹby, ili, S lëgkim parom! ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in Russian and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young doctor, with a group of his friends, visits a public bath and gets drunk on New Year Eve. Instead of his friend returning to Moscow, the doctor does, and returns to his home to find its not his home, although the address is the same and his key opens the lock. He finds love with the woman in his non-home
Anna Karenina by Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Russian and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife of an aging Russian aristocrat falls for a dashing cavalry officer
Osenniĭ marafon Autumn marathon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in Russian and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buzykin is a kind, gentle person, helping others without a concern for himself, rejecting no one. Unwilling to cause pain to his mistress, he unintentionally hurts his wife, unable to make a final decision until the last moment. However, he tries to change the habitual course of events, and almost succeeds
Brilliantovai︠a︡ ruka ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Russian and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric comedy about a modest Russian worker who starts a heroic combat against a gang of smugglers
Neokonchennai︠a︡ pʹesa dli︠a︡ mekhanicheskogo pianino Unfinished piece for the player piano ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Russian and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A picture of life of the Russian gentry in the late 19th century. A once-idealistic schoolteacher marries a simple country girl. Bored and idle, he escapes into romantic adventures with three other women. Believing his life has no purpose, he torments both himself and his young wife
Repentance ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in Georgian and Russian and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the tragedy of the Stalinist regime in the Soviet Union as paralleled in a provincial Georgian town. Varlam Aravidze, the former mayor of the town, has died. At his funeral he is mourned ostentatiously by his son Avel, his grandson Tornike and all the townspeople. One woman, however, refuses to let the dictator rest in peace. Night after night, Ketevan Barateli exhumes the body and leaves it in the Aravidze family garden. Her parents were imprisoned and murdered by Varlam and she uses her trial to force the family and the townspeople to confront and acknowledge the horrors of his regime
Chekhovskie motivy ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in Russian and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tatiana Repina appears at her former lover's wedding, despite her recent suicide
Ivan Vasilʹevich meni︠a︡et professii︠u︡ [Ivan Vasilievich changes occupation] ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Russian and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shurik has built a time machine in his apartment. When it accidentally sends the apartment manager and a thief to the tsar's palace during Ivan the Terrible's reign, and the Tsar finds himself in modern Moscow, things get interesting
A zori zdesʹ tikhie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Russian and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This dramatic story of women in the war has won numerous international prizes and awards. The action takes place during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). Russian Karelia, the autumn of 1941. Five anti-aircraft gunner girls, who are mostly under twenty years old, and their commander, Sergeant Vaskov, discover that a German subversive detachment has landed in this, still far-removed from the front line, locale. The information must be delivered to the headquarters. However, the saboteurs have broken communications, cutting off the small group from their own people and leaving them no hope of getting any help. The enemy endeavors to further penetrate into the rear of the Soviet army on a mission to destroy a number of essential facilities. Vaskov and the five girls accept battle, being outnumbered by sixteen Fascists, armed to the teeth."--http://www.ruscico.com/eng/films/3
Sibirskīĭ t︠s︡iri︠u︡lʹnik Barber of Siberia ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in Russian and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An idealized vision of late Tsarist Russia combines comedy and serious drama as it tells the story of Jane Callahan, a young American woman who goes to Moscow where her father, an inventor, wants her to charm a Russian general in order to convince him to finance the father's dream machine. Although the general would like to marry Jane, she falls in love with a young Russian officer with tragic results
Viĭ ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Russian and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gogol states in his author's note that Viy, the King of the Gnomes, was an actual character from folklore. In reality Gogol probably never heard of Viy at all. No discovery has been made of the folklore source of Viy, and as such it remains a part of Gogol's imagination
Kholodnoe leto pi︠a︡tdesi︠a︡t treʹtego Cold summer of 1953 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Russian and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Among the many criminals freed from the Soviet gulags in 1953 are two political prisoners. While waiting for the arrival of a boat in a small village, they help defend its inhabitants from the marauding criminals
Zhestokiĭ romans ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Russian and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The beautiful Larissa Ogudalova, daughter of an impoverished, widowed noblewoman, living in a small town on the Volga, is madly in love with Sergei Sergeyevich Paratov. He reciprocates the girl's feelings as long as it suits his purposes. Paratov keeps secret his engagement to another girl and just passes time with Larissa. At the climactic moment, when the girl is expecting him to explain himself, he leaves town to go inspect his estate. At the same time, Larissa is being proposed to by Karandyshev, whom she despises"--Container
Raba li︠u︡bvi ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in Russian and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Russian civil war, a Moscow film crew has gathered in the Crimea. The leading actress, Olga, contemplates the revolutionary situation, and after viewing a newsreel of White Army atrocities chooses to return to Bolshevik-controlled Moscow
 
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Alternative Names
Russian Cinema Council
Languages
Russian (58)
Georgian (2)
English (2)