Tag Archives: Boris Barnet

Boris Barnet & Fyodor Otsep – Miss Mend [+Extras] (1926)

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Three reporters and an office girl are trying to stop a bacteriological strike by some powerful western business leaders against the USSR. Read More »

Boris Barnet – Alyonka (1961)

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Kazakhstan, the 50s. The main heroine of the film is a nine-year-old girl Alyonka, who is sent to town by her parents to study. The girl meets various companions on her long way. Some of them are telling about the story of their settlement or their attempt to settle in this Far East. Read More »

Boris Barnet – Ledolom aka The Thaw (1931)

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The son of a kulak has an affair with a poor girl and an eye within the village council so that his father’s interest could be preserved. But a man reveals how the kulak intend to impoverish more the peasants and workers and get freed from taxes. Read More »

Boris Barnet – Podvig razvedchika aka Secrets of Counter-Espionage (1947)

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Soviet agent Fedotov is air-dropped into Nazi occupied land. He changes over into Mr. Eckert, a German entrepreneur wishing to take advantage of eastern worker slave labor in occupied Ukraine. Eckert (Fedotov) enters into a partnership with a German entrepreneur whose son, Willy, is a high ranking Nazi. Together they go to Vinnitsa, Ukraine and start a factory. Fedotov begins seeking contacts with headquarters, but faces problems when a Ukrainian Nazi collaborator manages to infiltrate the Soviet partisans. Read More »

Boris Barnet – Shchedroe leto AKA A Bountiful Summer (1951)

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Oksana Podpruzhenko, a beautiful brigadeer, a “heroin of the kolkhoz fields”, returns from Moscow where she has been awarded a medal for her work achievements. At the station she is met by a cheering mob of fellow townspeople, headed by Nazar, her boyfriend and director of the kolkhoz. Her idyll, however, is ruined with the arrival of Petro, who has returned from war to his native country… Read More »

Boris Barnet – Staryy naezdnik AKA The Old Rider (1940)

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A well-known rider, Trofimov, goes on taking part in races in spite of the advanced age. After an humiliating race, he realizes his time has gone, decides to marry and to invite his niece from the kolkhoze and village where he once lived. Read More »

Boris Barnet & Aleksandr Macheret – Stranitsy zhizni aka Pages of Life (1948)

Nina arrives as a young lost girl in a factory, but soon shows great qualities as a human being, curious of knowing more and learning. History comes across her way. Read More »