Tag: communism

Before the Revolution (1964) 7

Before the Revolution (1964)

Storyline:Parma, 1962. Balancing between his Marxist ideology and his forced integration into the system, the twenty-year-old student, Fabrizio, is both repelled and attracted by his parents' bourgeois way of life. St...

Red Penguins (2019) 6.1

Red Penguins (2019)

Storyline:Red Penguins tells a story of capitalism and opportunism run amok - complete with gangsters, strippers and live bears serving beer on a hockey rink in Moscow. Shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, ...

Revue (2008) 6.9

Revue (2008)

Storyline:Excerpts from newsreels, propaganda films, TV shows and feature films that present a evocative portrait of Soviet life during the 1950s and the 1960s.User Reviews: Nostalgia seems to be at fashion in Eastern...

Visa to Canton (1960) 4.8

Visa to Canton (1960)

Storyline:A former World War II pilot, now the owner of a travel agency in Hong Kong, gets involved in espionage trying to help a Chinese woman locate her son.User Reviews:

Mao’s Last Dancer (2009) 7.0

Mao’s Last Dancer (2009)

Storyline:At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to Texas, he fell in love with an Ame...

Funan (2019) 7.3

Funan (2019)

Storyline:Cambodia, once the ancient kingdom of Funan, April 17th, 1975. The entire country falls under the tyranny of Angkar, the communist party of the Khmer Rouge. The cities are abandoned, the population is thrown...

Citizen X (1995) 7.2

Citizen X (1995)

Storyline:Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a communists state, the police investi...

The Russian Revolution (2017) 6.8

The Russian Revolution (2017)

Storyline:Starting in 1881 this film shows the personal battle between Lenin's Ulyanov family and the royal Romanovs that eventually led to the Russian revolution.User Reviews:

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007) 7.6

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)

Storyline:Two college roommates have 24 hours to make the ultimate choice as they finalize arrangements for a black market abortion.User Reviews:

The Killing Fields (1984) 7.9

The Killing Fields (1984)

Storyline:Sydney Schanberg is a New York Times journalist covering the civil war in Cambodia. Together with the local journalist Dith Pran, they cover some of the tragedy and madness of the war. When the American forc...

Vladimir et Rosa (1971) 6.1

Vladimir et Rosa (1971)

Storyline:In Godard and Gorin's free interpretation of the Chicago Eight trial, Judge Hoffman becomes Judge Himmler (who doodles notes on Playboy centerfolds), the Chicago Eight become microcosms of French revolutiona...

Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011) 5.7

Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

Storyline:It was great to be alive, once, but the world was perishing. Factories were shutting down, transportation was grinding to a halt, granaries were empty--and key people who had once kept it running were disapp...

There Be Dragons (2011) 5.8

There Be Dragons (2011)

Storyline:A young journalist long ago rejected by his now aged and dying father finds himself investigating one of his father's former friends, a candidate for canonization. Uncovering the two men's complicated relati...

The Young Karl Marx (2017) 6.6

The Young Karl Marx (2017)

Storyline:26 year-old Karl Marx embarks with his wife, Jenny, on the road to exile. In 1844 Paris, he meets Friedrich Engels, an industrialist's son, who investigated the sordid birth of the British working-class. Eng...

Despite the Falling Snow (2016) 5.8

Despite the Falling Snow (2016)

Storyline:In 1950s Moscow, communist Katya secretly spies for the Americans in the Cold War arms race. When she lands her biggest assignment, stealing secrets from rising government star Alexander, the last thing she ...