Based on a story by Strugatsky brothers. Several writers have to a varying degree paid their tribute to the works of Strugatsky brothers: Violetta Sedova Vladimir Ivashov, | This list may not reflect recent changes . They are intended to eventually replace human beings in space ... See full summary », Director: Yelena Fadeyeva. But looking at the whole story makes you feel like slowly drowning in the swamp… It’s kind of ”Donnie Darko” goes on ”Mulholland Drive” in ”The Twilight Zone” atmosphere. Arkady and Boris Strugatsky were famous and popular Russian writers of science fiction, with more than twenty-five novels and novellas to their names, including The Doomed City, The Inhabited Island, and Roadside Picnic. Please try again. Yakov Protazanov In the wake of the Russian revolution, Professor Preobrazhensky rescues a starving dog from the gutter, and attempts to transform him into a man. This is the first draft of the Stalker script – a movie … Robots. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. | Our three main characters meet in a bar outside The Zone. Two Russians push the wrong button on a strange device and end up on the telepathic planet Pluke with its strange societal norms. Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Pale light lits the scenery of total destruction. Nikolay Grinko, Votes: On this basis alone it is great. With Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko. Surreal and weird detective movie. T Marek Piestrak Several of the Strugatsky brothers' books take place in the World of Noon, also known unofficially as the Wanderers Universe. Evgeniy Leonov, BAM; Brezhnev’s Cult of Personality; Cleaning up Baikal; Drawing Together; The Dying Russian Village; Il’ia Glazunov; Invasion of Afghanistan; Moscow Doesn’t Believe in Tears; Moscow Olympics; Sakharov Exiled; Sixth All-Union Census; Solidarity in Poland; Underground Economy; Vladimir Vysotsky; 1985. The Afghans Vadim Lobanov, Cosmonauts land on the planet Venus. It’s simply one of the most important cinema achievements ever, let alone science fiction. Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi. Please try again. ”Pirx” is a solid psychological sci-fi thriller about human-like androids and space travel, that with years gained somewhat of a cult following, especially in Poland and ex-USSR countries. The film doesn’t quiet reach the height of Ridley Scott, obviously, but nevertheless it’s a very sturdy 70-s science fiction. Maybe times have changed but this was quite a tedious read. Stalker and Solaris are results of this license. Cybernetics. They are well-known Russian science fiction writers with a well-developed fan base. Vasily Zhuravlyov Nikolai Tsereteli, The Noon Universe was described by the authors as the world in which they would like to live and work. Strugatskiys' father Natan Strugatskiy was a Jewish art critic and their mother was a Russian Orthodox teacher. In Soviet Union “Kin-dza-dza!” quickly gained a cult status, which is remarkable for such a weird parody. Sci-Fi, In 1946, the Soviet space program is undergoing turmoil. Probably you wouldn’t expect this from a Soviet science fiction, but it is actually a black absurdist comedy set on a faraway planet.