Diamond Arm

Diamond Arm

The movie Diamond Arm, or “Бриллиантовая Рука”, is a comedy that was created during the Soviet time period. Diamond Arm has become a token movie from this time period and has been incorporated into the lives of many, especially with its witty comments and memorable idiomatic expressions. Generations of children from the ex-Soviet republics still […]

White Sun of the Desert


White Sun of the Desert (1969), directed by Vladimir Motyl and starring Anatoly Kuznetsov, Spartak Mishulin, and Pavel Luspekaev, is the story of a soldier in the Red Army, Fedor Sukhov, and his journey home from the east.  On his way, he is stuck with a “liberated” harem, and has to transport the women to […]