Russophiles Unite! A Russian & Soviet Movie Podcast

The Lord Eagle (Eduard Novikov; 2018)

May 8, 2022

Jenny Shelton from the RSPB discusses this historical drama from Yakutia with host Ally Pitts. The film centres around an elderly couple whose grueling but predictable life in rural Siberia in the 1930s is a disrupted by the arrival of mysterious bird of prey.

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You can watch The Lord Eagle, along with many other films from Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia on the streaming service Klassiki Online.

Read Maria Sibiryakova's interview with the stars of The Lord Eagle, Zoya Popova and Stepan Petrov at Klassiki Online.

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