Film Series Fall 2021
Amherst College Department of Russian presents
Fall 2021 Film Series
Thursdays at 4:30 and 8:00 PM
Stirn Auditorium, Amherst College
All films with English subtitles!
Three Plus Two • Три плюс два
dir. Genrikh Oganesyan • 1963 • 100 min.
Three men vacation on a deserted Black Sea coast beach, trying to get away from women and society. However, two women arrive and try to claim the vacation spot as their own. The groups scheme to run each other off the beach.
Unbelievable Adventures of Italians in Russia
Невероятные приключения итальянцев в России
dir. Francesco Prosperi & Eldar Ryazanov • 1974 • 104 min.
As she lies dying in an Italian hospital, an old woman reveals to her granddaughter that she hid a vast treasure before emigrating from Russia. Several people who find out about the treasure arrive in Leningrad hoping to find it. The story gets even more interesting when the Leningrad police sends an undercover agent to keep tabs on the competing treasure-hunters.
Piter FM • Питер FM
dir. Oksana Bychkova • 2006 • 84 min.
A young man with an architecture degree who works part-time as a street sweeper picks up a cell phone dropped by someone in a crowd and attempts to return it to its owner, a young woman working for a popular St. Petersburg radio station as a DJ. But each time they try to meet, their attempts are thwarted by fate.
It doesn’t Hurt Me • Мне не больно
dir. Alexey Balabanov • 2006 • 100 min.
A vivacious young woman whose health is deteriorating due to leukemia meets two young men and begins to date one of them, without revealing her diagnosis to him.