Named the most popular in the West, Soviet films

Named the most popular in the West, Soviet films

MOSCOW, January 20 — RIA Novosti. The portal “Sloboda” in honor of the anniversary of the most titled domestic film “Battleship “Potemkin” was named the most popular in the Western countries of the Soviet movies.

First in this rating was the film “Stalker” made in 1979, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. In the second place war drama by elem Klimov “Come and see” 1985. On the third line — painting 1971 “Solaris” also directed by Tarkovsky.

The top ten included the films “Andrei Rublev” in 1966, “the Mirror”, 1975, “Sacrifice”, 1986, “Nostalgia” 1983, also filmed by Andrei Tarkovsky.

In addition, the rankings were “Irony of Fate or With light steam!” 1975 by Eldar Ryazanov, “War and peace”, 1966, Sergei Bondarchuk, as well as “Battleship “Potemkin” made in 1925 by Sergei Eisenstein.

“Battleship “Potemkin” is considered one of the best films in world cinema. In 1958, film critics chose it as best picture of all times and peoples. In 1978, he won first place in the list of the hundred best movies, but in 2009 the picture was in the list of 15 films that had the greatest influence on the cinema.