1604 Russian Resurrection Film Festival 2017

Raise your glasses, the Russian Resurrection Film Festival is returning to Cinema Paradiso from October 27 to November 1.

Now in its 14th year The Russian Resurrection Film Festival is one of the largest, oldest and most respected Russian film festivals outside of Russia. The festival takes audiences on a thrilling journey into one of the world’s most diverse film cultures.
  

 

 

Cinema Paradiso - session times

Fri 27 Oct - Cinema Paradiso    
7:00PM  RFF2017: ABOUT LOVE  (MA) 1 hr 58 mins
Sat 28 Oct - Cinema Paradiso    
1:00PM  RFF2017: YOLKI 5  (MA) 1 hr 38 mins
2:45PM  RFF2017: PIQUE DAME  (MA) 1 hr 53 mins
4:45PM  RFF2017: ARRHYTHMIA  (MA) 2 hrs 6 mins
7:00PM  RFF2017: THE BOLSHOI  (MA) 2 hrs 22 mins
9:30PM  RFF2017: ATTRACTION  (MA) 2 hrs 15 mins
Sun 29 Oct - Cinema Paradiso    
1:30PM  RFF2017: SNOW QUEEN 3  (PG) 1 hr 39 mins
3:15PM  RFF2017: UNCLE VANYA  (PG) 1 hr 48 mins
5:15PM  RFF2017: ANNA KARENINA  (MA) 2 hrs 28 mins
8:00PM  RFF2017: VIKING  (18+) 2 hrs 21 mins
Mon 30 Oct - Cinema Paradiso    
7:00PM  RFF2017: COLD TANGO  (MA) 1 hr 57 mins
9:15PM  RFF2017: THE KITCHEN. FINAL BATTLE  (MA) 2 hrs
Tue 31 Oct - Cinema Paradiso    
6:45PM  RFF2017: SPACEWALKERS  (MA) 2 hrs 30 mins
9:20PM  RFF2017: RUNAWAY TRAIN  (M) 1 hr 50 mins
Wed 1 Nov - Cinema Paradiso    
6:45PM  RFF2017: PARADISE  (MA) 2 hrs 21 mins
9:15PM  RFF2017: BLOCKBUSTER  (MA) 1 hr 33 mins

RFF17 - ABOUT LOVE 108 mins

2369 RFF17 - ABOUT LOVE Moscow, summer 2016. A new lecture, a new guest lecturer (non other than renowned American actor and director, John Malkovich) and a new theme: “How to preserve love in the modern world” –five short stories about love.  Some hilarious, some moving, all thought-provoking. The ... More
Screening: Fri 27 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Fri 27 Oct

RFF17 - THE BOLSHOI 132 mins

2360 RFF17 - THE BOLSHOI One of the most keenly anticipated films of 2017. Renowned director Valery Todorovsky (The Lover, Hipsters, The Thaw) provides us with a glimpse inside the Bolshoi Theatre. Julia is a young, provincial girl from a poor family performing in the streets of a mining town.  Her big break comes ... More
Screening: Sat 28 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Sat 28 Oct

RFF17 - ARRHYTHMIA 116 mins

2368 RFF17 - ARRHYTHMIA Arrhythmia took out the major prize for Best Film at Russia’s Kinotavr in June of this year and then went on to make its international debut at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, where its male lead Alexander Yatsenko won the best actor prize. Yatsenko stars as Oleg, a gifted and ... More
Screening: Sat 28 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Sat 28 Oct

RFF17 - ATTRACTION 125 mins

2365 RFF17 - ATTRACTION According to the latest reports, the unidentified flying object shot down over Moscow is allegedly of extra-terrestrial origin. Amajor suburban area is cordoned off as police and military defencesscramble to attend the crash site. The government immediately introduce martial law as officials ... More
Screening: Sat 28 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Sat 28 Oct

RFF17 - YOLKI 5 88 mins

2363 RFF17 - YOLKI 5 The hilarious, family friendly continuation of the most popular Russian comedy franchise produced by the master, Timur Bekmambetov. Set during the height of the festive season the film consists of five novellas that take place in very different locations across all of Russia – from ... More
Screening: Sat 28 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Sat 28 Oct

RFF17 - PIQUE DAME 103 mins

2362 RFF17 - PIQUE DAME A new opera themed psychodrama (aka Black Swan), Pique Dame is directed by Peter Lungin was co-scripted with David Seidler, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of The King’s Speech. Set in contemporary Moscow Pique Dame is centred around the casting for an opera lead by the great soprano Sofia ... More
Screening: Sat 28 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Sat 28 Oct

RFF17 - ANNA KARENINA: VRONSKY'S STORY 138 mins

2364 RFF17 - ANNA KARENINA: VRONSKY'S STORY There is no single truth in love. Each treads their own path.Which should take precedence – passion or duty? How do we choose? And who gets to judge? These are the eternal questions, remorselessly thrust upon us in life. Anna Karenina made her choice, leaving her son Sergei to grow up ... More
Screening: Sun 29 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Sun 29 Oct

RFF17 - UNCLE VANYA (1970) 98 mins

2373 RFF17 - UNCLE VANYA (1970) Based on Chekhov's much-loved play this is a powerhouse production featuring some of Russia’s best actors of the era. Retired Professor Serebryakov returns to his deceased wife's estate - with his new wife, Yelena, in tow. Prior to his return, the Professor received a stipend from his ... More
Screening: Sun 29 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Sun 29 Oct

RFF17 - SNOW QUEEN 3: FIRE AND ICE 89 mins

2372 RFF17 - SNOW QUEEN 3: FIRE AND ICE An animation adventure directed by Alexei Tsitsilyn and featuring the voice talent of Natalia Bistrova, Philipp Lebedev, Diomid Vinogradov, Alexander Gruzdiyev.         After heroically defeating both the Snow Queen and the Snow King, Gerda still cannot find ... More
Screening: Sun 29 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Sun 29 Oct

RFF17 - VIKING 131 mins

2361 RFF17 - VIKING From the dark ages of heavy swords, muddy battles and rollicking passions, when great chaos gave rise to heroes,comes the story of Grand Duke Vladimir (Russian heart-throb, Danila Kozlovsky). Prince Vladimir converted Russia to Christianity in 988.After the death of his father, the young prince ... More
Screening: Sun 29 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Sun 29 Oct

RFF17 - THE KITCHEN: FINAL BATTLE 110 mins

2371 RFF17 - THE KITCHEN: FINAL BATTLE A loose, but witty follow-up to the hit Kitchen in Paris. Up until now, Ivan was interested only in digital codes and hacker programmes. Everything changes when he meets French beauty Anna, an explosive character with Russian roots. Both fly to Sochi to take part inthe World Championship for Chefs: ... More
Screening: Mon 30 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Mon 30 Oct

RFF17 - COLD TANGO 107 mins

2370 RFF17 - COLD TANGO The story starts in 1941 as the German Army sweeps into Lithuania - plunging its Jewish population, including the young Max and his family into grave peril. Max embarks upon a fight for survival that sees him pushed to his absolute limits. The film depicts the terrifying realities of life under an ... More
Screening: Mon 30 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Mon 30 Oct

RFF17 - SPACEWALKERS 140 mins

2366 RFF17 - SPACEWALKERS Renowned Russian actors Mironov, Khabenskiy and Ilyin star in this epic adventure that is based on a true story. During the heat of the Cold War, USSR and the USA competed for supremacy in space. Both superpowers aim to be the first to have a man walk in outer space. To accomplish this feat, no ... More
Screening: Tue 31 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Tue 31 Oct

RFF17 - RUNAWAY TRAIN 100 mins

2374 RFF17 - RUNAWAY TRAIN Andrei Konchalovsky's second American film based on a screenplay by the Japanese master, Akira Kurosawa, may well be the only existential adventure thriller in Hollywood history. Two dangerous prisoners escape from a desolate Alaskan maximum-security prison across the icy wilderness. To complete ... More
Screening: Tue 31 Oct
Cinema Paradiso: Tue 31 Oct

RFF17 - BLOCKBUSTER 83 mins

2367 RFF17 - BLOCKBUSTER Loosely based on the true story of wannabe model Natasha and collapse of her pursuit of fame and fortune.  Blockbuster is a black comedy road movie about two young women on the run and their unlikely friendship as a result of a wild series of bizarre events. A satirical take on modern ... More
Screening: Wed 1 Nov
Cinema Paradiso: Wed 1 Nov

RFF17 - PARADISE 131 mins

2375 RFF17 - PARADISE French-Nazi collaborator Jules is assigned to investigate Olga’s case. Jules grows fond of Olga and offers to go light on her punishment in exchange for sexual favours. Although Olga agrees, and will do whatever it takes to avoid harsh persecution, her hope for freedom quickly fades when ... More
Screening: Wed 1 Nov
Cinema Paradiso: Wed 1 Nov
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