Russian movies about the village

List of the best Russian movies about the village, selected by visitors to our site: From Ufa with Love, Serf, The Cardboard Pier, Moscow - Lopushki, Golden Bride, Zhila-byla Odna Baba, About Businessman Foma, Live and Remember, The Postman's White Nights, The Bride.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:41
CharactersFamily, Friends, Brides
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship, Betrayal, Happiness
PlaceVillage, Russia, Party
StyleSmart

Independent movie

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Rich, Psychologists, Fathers, Majors
PlaceVillage, Russia, Russian Empire
Time19th century
StylePsychological problems

Young major Grisha played in a beautiful life and decided that everything was permissible for him. He has done a lot of things, and now he faces a prison. To correct his son, a desperate oligarch-father goes to extreme measures. Together with his old friend, a psychologist, he comes up with a unique project: the atmosphere of the nineteenth century is being created on the basis of an abandoned village. Grisha gets into a custom-made accident and is allegedly transferred to the past. In fact, a sophisticated psychological experiment is being conducted on him - a spoiled major is turned into the usual servant Grishka, who lives in a stable in the territory of a manor’s estate. He is surrounded by actors whose goal is to change his life and personality. Each of his movements is closely monitored by a team of psychologists using a variety of cameras. Grisha will have to re-learn how to communicate with people, appreciate simple pleasures, work, and also find true love.

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Genrethriller, crime
CountryRussia
PlaceVillage

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Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:30
PlaceVillage

A story about two very different sisters who are forced to trade places.

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Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:40
PlaceVillage

A few men are trying to marry a young girl thinking that she's very rich.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:36
PlotRevolution
PlaceVillage
TimeWorld War I
StyleDepressive

История частной жизни одной женщины и четверых ее мужчин. Главная героиня - неграмотная крестьянка, и действие фильма начинается с ее свадьбы в 1909 году, когда девушку из нищей семьи взяли в богатую, а кончается в 1921 году Антоновским восстанием.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersBusinessmen
PlotBlackmail
PlaceVillage, Russia
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating

Foma, a kolkhoz employee, decides to build a pay toilet in his village. Bit not all the villagers like the idea...

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:40
PlaceVillage, USSR
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleExciting

Based on Valentin Rasputin's story of the same title. The winter of 1945. In a village on the Angara embankment the women wait the return of their husbands from the front. The young soldier Andrei Guskov, who fled from the hospital, returns as a deserter. In his remote winter hut only his wife Nastena visits him : she is the only person whom he can trust with his life - of an eternal fugitive doomed to loneliness. Only she loves him. She lives in the present, remembers the past and does not believe in the future. She will have a child, and to the entire village she is an unfaithful wife who did not wait for her husband to return...

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:30
CharactersWitch, Fish, Cats
PlotOn real events, Money, Loneliness, Death
PlaceVillage, Russia, Lake
StyleAtmospheric, Serious

The film represents life in a godforsaken Russian village. The only way to reach the mainland is to cross the lake by boat and a postman became the only connection with the outside world. A reserved community has been set up here. Despite the modern technologies and a spaceport nearby the people of the village live the way they would in the Neolithic Era. There is neither government nor social services or jobs. The postman's beloved woman escapes the village life and moves to the city. Postman's outboard engine gets stolen and he can no longer deliver mail. His normal pattern of life is disrupted. The postman makes a decision to leave for the city too but returns before long with no certain reason. The script is based on real characters' stories. People from the village play their own parts in the film. The search for the protagonist lasted for over a year.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror
CountryRussia
Duration02:18
CharactersFamily, Brides
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Wedding, Ghosts, Fear
PlaceVillage, Russia
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Fascinating, Depressive, Disturbing

This is a story of a small town girl named Nastya. Her newly married husband Ivan drives her to his hometown to meet his family. Upon their arrival Nastya feels she made a wrong decision: she is surrounded by weird people and she sees creepy photos all around the house. Ivan disappears while his family prepares Nastya for a mysterious traditional Russian wedding ceremony. She struggles to calm herself down hoping all this will end and they will live happily ever after. Only if she stays alive...

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Genredocumentary
CountryRussia
Duration00:50
CharactersTeens
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel
PlaceVillage, Russia

«Rodina» means «homeland». It is a 50 minutes road movie about 2 football fans traveling 3000 km from a rural village to the World Cup. The main hero, Uncle Sasha, has never left his village (the place even without mobile services) for 30 years. For the first time in his life he sees foreigners, big cities and his own country not on a tv screen.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:18
CharactersFamily, Sisters
PlotLove, Treason, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceVillage, Russia, Small cities
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

In the Russian provinces life seems to have frozen since the 1990s. Here you can hide from the worries of the big world, and heal the wounds of the soul. Thus argues Mila, having decided to return home to the mother’s house after an unsuccessful attempt “to conquer Moscow”. Mila’s sister Galya also wants happiness without thinking about the price. The passion that is aroused in the women by Rustam, a young handsome man from Central Asia, disrupts the family peace. A terrible enlightenment awaits the participants of this family drama.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryRussia, Estonia, Finland, Kazakhstan, Belarus
Duration01:45
CharactersDogs, Teens, Teachers, Friends, Orphans
PlotLove, Travel, Friendship, False accusations
PlaceVillage, Russia
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

Anya, a young academic raised in an orphanage, is on the cusp of success when she’s accused of drug possession. While in limbo hiding from the police, she hits the road with Kristina, another orphan several years Anya’s junior, in search of her possibly mythical grandmother.

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Genrecomedy, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersBusinessmen
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Travel, Money, Loneliness
PlaceVillage, Russia, Ukraine, Moscow
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy

A successful top manager of an investment company, Ivanov, is fleeing the harassment of security officials from Moscow to Kiev, a city without rules, and is trying to find a place for himself there. He discovers the opportunity for easy money, as everything around can be stolen. In Kiev, Ivanov, with his friend and business partner Spitsin, goes to night clubs, visits the gallery of modern art and prepares a deal to buy shipwrecks from a local scam. "Ivanov", shot in Kiev before the Maidan, is based on real events, it is a strange and bewitching tragicomedy about corruption, infidelity and loneliness.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, cartoon
CountryRussia
Duration01:19
CharactersHorses, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, Russia, Ukraine
StyleExciting, Fancy

Alesha Popovich has to catch Tugarin Zmey and bring back the stolen money with the help of a talking Horse (which talks all the time and has an opinion on everything), a wise granny, a donkey and a beauty Lyubava.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:41
CharactersFriends
PlotApocalypse, Friendship
PlaceVillage, Russia
StyleTo cry, Fancy

A village so small all the residents not only knows each other, but also can easily recognize the neighbor's cow face a frightful news. It was announced on TV that the most powerful coronal mass ejection in the Earth's history would take place. Humankind has only 24 hours left. The world runs mad in different ways getting ready for the apocalypse, and a unique local scenario of waving the life goodbye is inverted in the village. Tables are put together, pies are baked, and some gather strength and courage to make the most important decisions of their lives... But what about the doomsday? It just doesn't arrive. Oops, got it wrong! The situation is heating up. Everybody realize they can't go on as they did before.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryBelarus, Germany, USA, Russia
Duration01:09
CharactersDJs
PlotWedding, Jealousy, Dreams
PlaceVillage, Russia
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Touching

Young Evelina has a law degree, but her dream is to travel to the USA and earn a living as a professional DJ. But it’s 1997 and the girl is living in post-Soviet Minsk...

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:12
CharactersFriends
PlotLoneliness, Death, Love triangle
PlaceVillage, Russia
StyleSoulful

There is an abandoned little town in the middle of nowhere in Russia - only two lonely old men and recently widowed lady living there. One of the men decides to put an end to his loneliness and offer his hand to the widow. However, the other man is not satisfied with the twist and also offers himself as her companion. They wage war at each other.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama
CountryRussia
PlotLove, Love triangle, Cheating
PlaceVillage, Russia
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Touching, Depressive, Serious

In a small town everything is visible. However much you try to hide something, some disturbing signals will reach the family sooner or later. And then you have to make a choice: start a new life in the same place with your new “half” or confess to the old half and return to the usual flow of life. The film’s heroes stand before such a choice.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryPoland, Russia, Netherlands
Duration01:47
PlotSupernatural, Mystery
PlaceVillage, Tomb, Poland
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think, Depressive

Two brothers are trying to find out the truth from years ago. The whole town is against them.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRussia
Duration01:30
CharactersDragons, Wolves, Knights, Childrens, Monkeys
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Superpowers, Friendship
PlaceVillage, Mountains
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

A fairytale about a grand life journey of a 10-year old boy Savva devoted to help his Mom and fellow village people to break free from the vicious hyenas.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:25
PlaceVillage, Russia
StylePhilosophical, Not for everyone

This is a collection of portraits: 23 short stories about the Marij women, a sort of Decameron suspended between magic and realism, in which the Autonomous Republic of the Marij El serves as a backdrop for the collective history of a people of ancient tradition. A journey into a mysterious and unknown part of the world.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:40
PlotLove, Obsession, Love with age difference
PlaceVillage

Danila is sixteen. Katya is twice his age. He spends hours watching her from an old shed on the forest. He does not even think about trying to be with her until Danila's father shows up on Katya's doorstep in an attempt to run away from his avalanching problems. Father and son are drawn into turmoil of events where neighbor turns against neighbor, dividing the community, and pushing everyone`s life towards a disaster.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:29
PlotMoving
PlaceVillage, Russia
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating

In a snowed-under village lives the shepherd Ivan Sergeyevich. Every morning he cleans up the manure and feeds the cows. Day after day goes by in this way. One winter morning a stranger arrives in the village in an expensive car and offers Ivan Sergeyevich good work in the city. Ivan Sergeyevich agrees with pleasure. The stranger takes Ivan Sergeyevich away from the village to the city...

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia, Canada, Georgia, Greece
PlotFriendship, Love triangle, Border
PlaceVillage, Caucasus

This down-to-earth story that takes place in the mountains of North Caucasus, between two adjacent villages – Ossetian Toli and Georgian Teli – tells us about simple and naïve people that governments try to divide today by an official state border. These people wish to live in peace and harmony, in spite of ethnic differences, as their ancestors lived for hundreds of years. They are accustomed to solve all the conflicts peacefully, following Caucasian customs – around a great table, with wine and songs…

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration02:07
PlotRevenge, Hunting
PlaceVillage, Russia
StyleAction, Disturbing

Big home of Shamanov family has everything - except love and understanding under the roof...

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrethriller, fantasy
CountryRussia
Duration02:12
CharactersVampire, Priests
PlotLove, Mystery
PlaceVillage, Russia, Castle
StyleExciting

The story takes place in 18th century russia. empress elizabeth’s confessor, monk named Lavr, is exiled to a monastery in a haunted mountainous region, taking his secret ancient knowledge with him. Years later, the empress sends her godson Andrey to bring the monk back. Andrey travels to the ill-famed place and meets with Lavr, but before they can return to St. Petersburg they must face evil forces and creatures of the dark side.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany, Russia, Kazakhstan
CharactersAstronauts
PlotLost memory
PlaceVillage, Spaceships
StyleRomantic, Fancy, Touching

“Whatever falls from heaven, you may keep.” So goes the unwritten law of the Kazakh steppes. A law avidly adhered to by the inhabitants of a small village, who collect the space debris that falls downrange from the nearby Baikonur space station. The last two youthful members of the village are the radio operator Iskander, known as Gagarin, and the spirited Nazira. While Nazira finds it increasing difficult to conceal her love for Iskander by means of her unconventional behaviour, Iskander is evidently not only crazy about Baikonur and the vastness of outer space, but also deeply smitten with the beautiful French astronaut Julie Mahé, whose journey to the stars he wistfully follows on television.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration02:00
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Disabled people
PlaceVillage
StyleExciting, Soulful, Tense, Makes me think, Depressive

August Eighth - story of an ordinary young woman. Ksenia's life is not too happy. Problem at work, problem in personal life, problem with mother, a baby requiring constant cares... Ksenia want to spend a few days in Sochi with new boyfriend, and mom sends her son Artem to the boy's father on Caucasus. But Georgia started war and she must overcome fear, overcome circumstances, she must save her child...

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
PlotLove, Survival
PlaceVillage, USSR
StyleHeavy

A deadly virus of unknown origin has decimated Moscow. Sergey, along with his girlfriend and their autistic son are joined by his exwife, their son and several fellows to escape the quarantine zone lest they suffer a slow and painful death. Somewhere far away, on a desert island in Karelia, there is a cabin- their only chance to start all over again. But the journey will not be an easy one as the deadly virus and interpersonal conflict threaten to pull the group apart.





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