Russophiles Unite! Movie Podcast
Attraction (Fyodor Bondarchuk; 2017)

Attraction (Fyodor Bondarchuk; 2017)

April 18, 2019

What if aliens visited Earth? And what if they crash-landed in Russia instead of the US? And what if one of them was hunky? All these questions and more are answered in Fyodor Bondarchuk's 2017 film Attraction.

To discuss the film Ally is once again joined by researcher and sci-fi fan Teegan Johnson.

Expect SPOILERS from about 13 minutes in onwards.

CONTENT WARNING: The film depicts gender-based violence and consent issues.

Attraction stars Irina Starshenbaum, Alexander Petrov, Rinal Mukhametov, Evgeny Mikheev and Oleg Menshikov.

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Letter Never Sent (Mikhail Kalatozov; 1960)

Letter Never Sent (Mikhail Kalatozov; 1960)

April 4, 2019

Diamonds! Peril! Shirtless propagandistic digging! are just some of the things awaiting us in Mikhail Kalatozov's Letter Never Sent from 1960.

To discuss the film Ally is once again joined by jolly good chap and fellow REM appreciator Lyn Seren.

Expect SPOILERS from about 20 minutes in onwards.

Letter Never Sent stars Tatyana Samoylova, Evgeny Urbansky, Vasily Livanov, and Innokenty Smoktunovsky.

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