Russophiles Unite! Movie Podcast
Nicholas & Alexandra (Franklin J. Schaffner; 1971)

Nicholas & Alexandra (Franklin J. Schaffner; 1971)

July 17, 2018

For this week's episode, we're watching Nicholas & Alexandra, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner.

It stars Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Laurence Olivier, John McEnery, Michael Bryant, and Tom Baker.

To discuss the film, Ally is joined by Moscow-based artist Ayna Niyazova.

SPOILERS from about 25 minutes in until the end.

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My Friend Ivan Lapshin (Aleksei German Sr; 1985)

My Friend Ivan Lapshin (Aleksei German Sr; 1985)

July 5, 2018

For our first film of the month, it's My Friend Ivan Lapshin, directed by Aleksei German Sr. Ally is joined by filmmaker and podcaster Martin Kessler, who hosts Flixwise Canada. He has also written a series of in-depth essays on Aleksei German and his films published by film site The Pink Smoke.

SPOILERS from about 23 minutes in until the end.

My Friend Ivan Lapshin stars Andrei Boltnev, Nina Ruslanova, and Andrey Mironov.

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