Six popular Russian movies will be screened during Russian Film Week 2017 at SF World Cinema in CentralWorld, Bangkok, from 19-24 December 2017. Russian Film Week is dedicated to 120 years of diplomatic relations between Russian Federation and the Kingdom of Thailand. The purpose of the Film Week is to promote Russian culture through non-commercial screenings of Russian movies. The Thai audience is already familiar with Russian cinematography due to the previously successfully organized Russian Film Week in 2012. This year’s program of the film week has been designed in a way that everyone can find a movie that will appeal to their tastes.
During Russian Film Week 2017 there will be six screenings of new and popular Russian movies of various genres such as Sci-Fi, drama, comedy, sport, fantasy, and historical. All movies of the program have English and Thai subtitles with the purpose of capturing a wider audiences.
- Tuesday 19th December – Spacewalker (Adventure & Historical)
- Wednesday 20th December – The Dragon (Fantasy)
- Thursday 21st December – Attraction (Romance & Sci Fi)
- Friday 22nd December – Friday (Comedy)
- Saturday 23rd December – Icebreaker (Action & Drama)
- Sunday 24th December – Sparta (Sport)
The opening movie is by invitation only. Other movies are open to the public and start at 7:30pm. Free tickets for screenings can be received at the venue not later than 30 minutes before the screening. More information please contact to SF Call Center 02-268-8888 or www.sfcinemacity.com or www.facebook.com/Welovesf
The Icebreaker (2016): Nominated for a Golden Eagle Award, based on real events in 1985. A huge iceberg is heading towards the icebreaker “Mikhail Gromov”. Avoiding a collision, the ship falls into an ice trap and is forced to drift near the coast of Antarctica. Fuel is running out. Nerves on edge. And even if it would be possible to go, there is no where to go anyway. The crew of the icebreaker has no margin for error. One wrong decision and the heavy ice will crush the ship.
Friday (2016): One can expect any kind of surprises on a Friday night. A millionaire becomes a waiter for one night, an office loser becomes a star of the brightest party and two friends have to look for an escaped kangaroo at night in the forest near Moscow. Everyone has their own Friday! And only Saturday morning can tell how the night will end for each of them.
Attraction (2017): An alien spaceship, following an accident in space, enters the earth atmosphere and being damaged by Russian fighter jets, crash lands in a populated area of Moscow taking a few hundred human lives in the crash. A school girl saves the life of one of the aliens and together must deal with humans who intend them harm.
The Spacewalker (2017): In the 60’s of the 20th century, during the Cold War and the space race between USSR and the US. Russians plan to send a man into space but on the way they face many obstacles and dangers.
Sparta (2016): Rectangular ring and two teams of fighters opposite each other. This is – Sparta! A new spectacular kind of martial arts. For Nikolay, former MMA champion, “Sparta” is the only chance to come back to the big sport and solve all problems that he faced three years ago: fight for his friend’s honor and jail, beloved betrayal and coach’s refusal to take him back to the team. Together with his loyal friends, athlete is ready to challenge the whole world and bet his future life for the fight.
The Dragon (2015): In the midst of the wedding, Princess Miroslava is kidnapped by a dragon and carried away into his castle on the remote island. Mira left everything behind – family, friends and groom. Now the only things she has is a stone cage and a mysterious young man named Arman … but who is he and what is he doing on that island? Miroslava will know the truth too late: loving a dragon will reveal the bitter truth – love is scary.