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Ruscico (Firm)

Overview
Works: 407 works in 574 publications in 2 languages and 8,656 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Interviews  Horror films  Comedy films  Fiction 
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 280 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 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A painstakingly detailed adaptation of the Tolstoy novel which follows the interconnected lives of a group of Russian aristocrats from 1805 to 1812, including Napoleon's invasion of Russia
Tikhiĭ Don ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Russian and held by 173 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
Beloe solnt︠s︡e pustyni White sun of the desert ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Russian and held by 173 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
Stalker by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in Russian and held by 148 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 130 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 126 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
Repentance ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in Georgian and Russian and held by 116 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
Brilliantovai︠a︡ ruka ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Russian and held by 115 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 by Nikita Mikhalkov ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Russian and held by 114 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
Ivan Vasilʹevich meni︠a︡et professii︠u︡ [Ivan Vasilievich changes occupation] ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Russian and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absent-minded inventor Shurik has built a time machine in his apartment. When it accidentally sends a thief and his apartment manager, a look-alike for Ivan the Terrible, to the tsar's palace during Ivan the Terrible's reign, and the Tsar finds himself in modern Moscow, complications arise and Shurik desperately tries to return things to normal
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
Viĭ ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Russian and held by 104 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
Chekhovskie motivy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Russian and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young student must ask for money from his tight-fisted father; an opera tenor gets married in a church, but there is one unexpected guest--his previous lover, who has recently committed suicide
Osenniĭ marafon Autumn marathon ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in Russian and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mild-mannered college professor finds his life made difficult by hounding students, a nagging wife, a demanding mistress, and a neighbor who insists the professor jog with him each morning at dawn
Kholodnoe leto pi︠a︡tdesi︠a︡t treʹtego Cold summer of 1953 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Russian and held by 98 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
At home among strangers, a stranger among his own ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Russian and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unenviable lot fell to the Red Army soldier Shilov: he is suspected of stealing gold. In the hungry 1920s, the young Soviet Republic's government searches for gold all over the country, to buy for it bread from abroad. And now, the collected valuables disappeared from the armored and well-guarded train car on their way to Moscow. Shilov learns that the valuables have been stolen by bandits. To restore his good reputation, Shilov has to infiltrate the band. To find out where the stolen gold is kept, he must be at home among the strangers
Zhestokiĭ romans ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Russian and held by 94 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
Sudʹba cheloveka ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Russian and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Andrei Sokolov, the film's protagonist, had lost in the war with fascist Germany his wife and children, had survived the horrors of a concentration camp. He was already being led to be shot, but at the last minute the camp's commandant, Muller, revoked the sentence. After his release from the camp, Andrei Sokolov marched with the Soviet Army as far as Berlin. But Fate would not stop testing him: on Victory Day he got the news of his son Anatoly's death. And in spite of the fact that he seemed to have lost everything, he remained a good human being and became a father to an orphaned boy."--Www.ruscico.com
 
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Alternative Names
Russian Cinema Council
Languages
Russian (53)
Georgian (2)