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Aelita (The Queen of Mars) (RUSCICO)
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The largest-scale and biggest-budget production of the 1920s. "The cold infernality of Yuliya Solntseva and the bodily drive of Nikolai Batalov in the most original screen version of Alexei Tolstoy's immortal book. One of the best fantasy films of all times..." (Cannes IFF, 2000) Exhausted by the post-revolutionary life, engineer Los builds a spaceship to travel to Mars. A tragic accident forces him to urgently make use of his invention. On Mars he falls in love with Queen Aelita, while the Red Army man who came with him raises a proletarian uprising. The revolution destroys the Martian civilization... The first film made by the outstanding Russian film director Yakov Protazanov after his return from emigration. The first film roles of Yuliya Soln tseva ("The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom"), Nikolai Batalov ("Mother") and Igor Ilyinsky ("Carnival Night"). New musical arrangement using works by A. Skryabin, I. Stravinsky, A. Glazunov. Special features: * INTERVIEW WITH FILM SCHOLAR P. SHEPOTINNIK * FILMOGRAPHIES * PHOTO ALBUM "AELITA": IDEA AND REALIZATION" (COSTUME SKETCHES BY A. EXTER) * COMING SOON ON DVD ---RUS--- Samaya shirokomasshtabnaya i krupnobyudjetnaya postanovka 20-h godov. "Holodnaya infernal'nost' Yulii Solncevoi i telesnyi draiv Nikolaya Batalova v samoi original'noi ekranizacii netlennogo proizvedeniya Alekseya Tolstogo. Odin iz luchshih fantasticheskih fil'mov vseh vremen i narodov"... (MKF v Kannah, 2000). Izmuchennyi poslerevolyucionnym bytom, injener Los' konstruiruet apparat dlya poleta na Mars. Tragicheskaya sluchainost' vynujdaet ego srochno vospol'zovat'sya svoim izobreteniem. Na Marse Los' vlyublyaetsya v caricu Aelitu, a priletevshii s nim krasnoarmeec podnimaet vosstanie. Revolyuciya gubit marsianskuyu civilizaciyu... Pervyi fil'm vydayuschegosya russkogo rejissera Yakova Protazanova posle vozvrascheniya iz emigracii.

Running Time: 104.00 minutes
Region: All Regions
Subtitles: Dutch|Japanese|French|English|Arabic|Spanish|Italian|Russian|German|Swedish
Release Date: N/A


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