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Incestuous and Pedophilic Overtones

Several movies, produced in the Soviet Union and Russia with the help of foreign companies for general audience, contain rather questionable scenes hinting at incest and pedophilia. Moreover, the movies were awarded with prestigious international prizes. Thus, perverted intentions of the filmmakers have been endorsed by many film critics and creative community. It also should be mentioned that the feature films were produced at the time of catastrophic upheavals before and after the collapse of the Soviet Union. By and large, ...


How Hollywood Borrowed from Soviet Movies

I don't know for sure, whether it was deliberate plagiarism or simply another instance of coincidence, when Hollywood filmmakers imitated scenes from some Soviet movies.

«Илья Муромец» (Ilya Muromets, directed by Alexander Ptushko, produced by Mosfilm Studios, 1956) is an epic fantasy about Russian folk hero of the same ...