Andrei Tarkovsky – THE SACRIFICE – issued on dvd and Blu Ray

sacrificeTHE SACRIFICE (PG) 1986 SWEDEN TARKOVSKY, ANDREI DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY £19.99
Visionary film unfolds in the hour before a nuclear war. Alexander, his wife Adelaide (, their two children, and various eccentric friends gather around a radio to hear the impending announcement of nuclear war.

Alexander attempts to strike a deal with God and is willing to sacrifice everything, including his six-year-old son in order to avert the war and mankind’s annihilation.

In Swedish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

 

Dziga Vertov’s – MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA AND OTHER WORKS – out on Dual Format Blu-ray/dvd

Man With a Movie Camera and Other WorksMAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA AND OTHER WORKS (E) RUSSIA 1929 B/W DZIGA VERTOV DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY/DVD £29.99
Collection of films by Dziga Vertov.Features –

Man With a Movie Camera (1929) catalogues a day in the life of a modern Soviet city using many cinematic effects.

Kino Eye (1924) depicts a group known as the Young Pioneers in a Soviet village who distribute communist propaganda.

Kino Pravada No. 21 (1925) commemorates the first anniversary of Lenin’s death.

Enthusiasm (1931) examines the work of the miners at the Don coal basin and their efforts to fulfil the first five year plan.

Three Songs About Lenin (1934) is a ‘talkie’ based around three complimentary songs that are sung about Lenin by members of the public.

In Russian with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/russian-and-eastern-european-films-on-dvd

Final part of Nikita Mikhalkov’s War trilogy – CITADEL – available on dvd

CitadelCITADEL (15) 2011  RUSSIAN    MIKHALKOV,  NIKITA    £19.99
Nikita Mikhalkov directs and stars in the final part of his Russian war trilogy. Set during World War II, the story follows General Sergei Petrovich Kotov (Mikhalkov) who is now in combat on the battlefield, having survived the death sentence he received in Joseph Stalin’s Great Purge. As the Nazis invade the USSR, the nation must band together to defend their country.

Meanwhile, Kotov hopes to be reunited with his family and a meeting with an old enemy proves instrumental in the outcome of his future.

In Russian with English subtitles

DVD available to buy  – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/russian-and-eastern-european-films-on-dvd

Russian film – BURNT BY THE SUN 2 – released on dvd

Burnt By the Sun 2BURNT BY THE SUN 2 (15)  2011  RUSSIAN    MIKHALKOV,  NIKITA    £19.99
Nikita Mikhalkov directs and stars in this two-part Russian war sequel to ‘Burnt By the Sun’ (1994). Told in two films, ‘Exodus’ (2010) and ‘Citadel’ (2011), and set during World War II, the story follows General Sergei Petrovich Kotov (Mikhalkov) who is now in combat on the battlefield, having survived the death sentence he received in Joseph Stalin’s Great Purge. As the Nazis invade the USSR, the nation must band together to defend their country.

In Russian with English subtitles

DVD available to buy  – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/russian-and-eastern-european-films-on-dvd