Movies and TV shows set in caucasus

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in caucasus ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, captivating and touching films and TV shows about / with armenian, love, friendship, mountain, love and romance, village, couples, falling in love, death and countryside plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Soviet Union, Russia, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as caucasus: A Chef in Love (1996), Prisoner of the Mountains (1996), Ashik Kerib (1988), Teli and Toli (2016), The Other Bank (2009), Break-through (2006), Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010), Here (2011), Head of State (2016), Tbilisi-Paris-Tbilisi (1980).

List of movies set in caucasus

 6.8
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A Chef in Love (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Georgia, Ukraine, Belgium, Russia, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Pascal Ichak, a larger-than-life French traveller, bon vivant, and chef, who falls in love with Georgia and a Georgian princess in the early 1920s. All is well until the arrival of the Red Army of the Caucasus, as the Soviet revolution ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, romance, love and romance, state affairs, unlikely couple, fall in love, love affair, couples, rebellion, cooking and food, chef, love ...
Time: 20s
Place: caucasus, europe, georgia (former ussr), france, paris france ...
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Prisoner of the Mountains (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based upon a short story by Leo Tolstoy, two Russian soldiers, Sacha and Vania, are ambushed by Muslim rebels in the grandly forbidding Caucasus and taken prisoner. Although complete understanding never fully emerges, their bittersweet ordeal ...
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: russian soldier, war, prison, confined, soldier, hostage, captivity, drinking, murder, violence, pow, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: chechnya, russia, caucasus, poland
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 7.4
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Ashik Kerib (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Wandering minstrel Ashik Kerib falls in love with a rich merchant's daughter, but is spurned by her father and forced to roam the world for a thousand and one nights - but not before he's got the daughter to promise not to marry till his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: adventure, love and romance, true love, countryside, family relations, homecoming, on the road, romance, couples, obsessive quest, father daughter relationship, merchant ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: caucasus, georgia (former ussr)
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Teli and Toli (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: 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 ...
Plot: elderly, love triangle, village, border, friendship, family history
Place: caucasus
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Blue Mountains, or Unbelievable Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An author - a passive young man - enters the Soviet-controlled bureaucracy of Georgia attempting to get his novel published only to be neglected and compartmentalized at every turn.
Plot: bureaucrat, bureaucracy, publisher, absurdism, absurd humor, secretary, trapped in an elevator, painting, motorcycle, office, manuscript, book ...
Place: georgia, soviet union, caucasus
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 7.8
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The Other Bank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Life creates many obstacles for 12 years old boy - Tedo. Tedo belongs to the generation, which was forced to mass displacement because of the civil war in Abkhazia, one of the most beatiful places in Georgia. The civil war took away everything Tedo ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, road movie
Plot: family relations, coming of age, buddies, single parent, youth, estrangement, refugees, friends, on the road, life is a bitch, wartime life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia (former ussr), europe, caucasus
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Break-through (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Russian paratroopers company meets superior forces of Chechen separatists during raid in mountains and accept uphill battle with no chance to survive. Based on Battle for Height 776.
Plot: russian soldier
Place: chechnya, caucasus
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Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a seaside resort in the Caucasus, the story centers on n'er do well, Laevsky (Andrew Scott) and his illicit relationship with his mistress Nadya (Fiona Glascott). Laevsky has convinced Nadya to leave her husband for him, but now wants to ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, captivating
Plot: countryside, tragic hero, human nature, couples, dishonesty, downfall, rivalry, love triangle, infidelity, unfulfillment, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, black sea, caucasus
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 6.0
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Here (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set against the gorgeous landscape of Armenia, Here chronicles a brief but intense relationship between an American satellite-mapping engineer (Foster) and an expatriate photographer (Azabal) who impulsively decide to travel across the remote ...
Style: captivating, realistic, surreal, sincere, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, satellite, self discovery, culture clash, love and romance, artists and showbiz, interracial relations, love affair, lifestyle, society, on the road, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: armenia, caucasus
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Head of State (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Armenia
Story: Grigor is an eccentric young man with every prerequisite to become a great journalist, but he avoids responsibility and blames his every problem on others, circumstances and the Government. But everything changes when he wakes up as the President of ...
Style: political comedy
Plot: demonstration, president, politics, armenian
Place: armenia, caucasus
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Tbilisi-Paris-Tbilisi (1980)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Place: soviet union, tbilisi, france, caucasus, paris france
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I'm a Detective (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: fake identity, mountain, investigation, passport, new car, dying man, investigator, killer, wound, young man, police officer, identity ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, caucasus, latvia, estonia
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The Song of the Old Days (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The members of an amateur theater group share the losses and sorrows of war with Armenian provincial town's inhabitants.
Plot: old woman, postman, animal sacrifice, church, children, actor, young love, railway station, bread, amateur theater, tightrope, comedian ...
Place: armenia, caucasus, soviet union
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 7.1
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Gikor (1982)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A village boy meets his tragic fate when he is sent to the city to work for a rich trader.
Plot: armenian, father son relationship, boy
Time: 19th century
Place: caucasus, armenia, tbilisi
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Hello, That's Me! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Artyom (Armen Dzhigarkhanyan) is a scientist who buries himself in his work after the woman he loves dies during the war. He is informed of his sweetheart's death by a young woman, and soon love blossoms between the lonely doctor and the ...
Plot: physicist, lost love, loyalty, love, friendship, friend, kiss, laboratory, armenian
Place: armenia, russia, soviet union, caucasus
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 7.6
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Happy Romance (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Countryman Dato falls in love with uptown girl Eka. But, their romance faces difficulties due to Dato's revolver-like lighter, which Eka's tough father mixes with a real gun.
Plot: falling in love, boy meets girl, kolkhoz, love, father daughter relationship, wedding
Place: caucasus
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We and Our Mountains (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Calm of the mountain village is disturbed by the investigation on stray sheep.
Plot: sheep, armenian, shepherd, mountain, village, countryside
Place: armenia, soviet union, caucasus
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The White Caravan (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martia, an experienced shepherd together with others is moving his herd to the winter pastures. The life of the shepherds is mundane and complex to the extent that even a minor mistake is fraught with serious consequences. Martia’s older son ...
Plot: manager, countryside, wind, new life, death of father, girl, brother brother relationship, choice, pity, lost, herd, sea ...
Place: caucasus
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The Confession (1990)
Country: Soviet Union
Story: The Confession (1990) survives in Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992) in its original camera negative. It remained unfinished due to the death of Sergei Parajanov. The Confession (1990) was his favorite screenplay, which was written in the 1960s and ...
Plot: genius, kgb, gulag, prison, confession
Place: armenia, soviet union, russia, caucasus, ukraine
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Ordered to Forget (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As the mass deportations of the Chechen and Ingush peoples begin in 1944, young Daud and Seda escape to the mountains. When they get back to their native village, however, they witness a horrifying war crime.
Plot: war crime, genocide, burned alive, mercilessness, atrocity, mountaineer, village, order, world war two, folk song, cruelty, witness ...
Time: year 1944
Place: caucasus, chechnya
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The Earthquake (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the devastating Spitak earthquake of December 7th, Konstantin Berezhnoy, a 50-year-old Russian, and Robert Melkonyan, a 28-year-old Armenian, work together to rescue the desperate survivors.
Plot: earthquake, catastrophe, natural disaster, mass destruction, ruins, buried alive, destruction of city, armenian, crushed to death, russian, rescue
Place: armenia, ussr, russia, soviet union, caucasus
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 7.7
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The Guardian (2012)
Genre: Drama
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After 16 years of imprisonment, 40-years-old Gogliko is released from jail. He doesn't exactly know what he did that deserved 16 years of jail time. A free man, a changed country awaits him. His personal life has drastically altered. His ...
Place: caucasus, tbilisi
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Melodies of the Vera Quarter (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This musical is based on old Georgian vaudevilles and plays. The early 20th century. Old Tiflis is in confusion and turmoil. A mysterious fairy is helping the poor Pavle’s family: real wood is burning in his old, neglected fireplace, wherein a pot ...
Plot: love, theft, falling in love, poverty, ballet, father daughter relationship
Place: tbilisi, caucasus
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The Search (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Georgia
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman who works for a non-governmental organization (NGO) forms a special relationship with a young boy in war-torn Chechnya.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, remake of american film
Plot: wartime life, life is a bitch, russian soldier, soldier, russian army, murder, violence, orphan, torture, war violence, war crime, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, chechnya, caucasus
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 7.5
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Triangle (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The movie tells the life story and friendship of five blacksmiths in town of Leninakan during the war and the years preceding it - as told by the son of one of the blacksmiths.
Plot: soldier, friendship, friend, world war two, armenian
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, armenia, caucasus
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 6.8
 2K
Vodka Lemon (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland, Armenia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hamo, a handsome 60-year old man, lives alone in a Romenian village with one of his daughters and his granddaughter. He also owns a retirement of seven dollars per month, a closet, an old russian television set and a military costume.A letter from ...
Style: realistic, dark humor, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, romance, village life, fall in love, parents and children, golden years, human nature, bar, small town, prostitute, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, kurdistan, armenia, caucasus
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 8.0
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The Entreaty (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Based on the poems “Aluda Ketelauri” and “The Guest and the Host” by the classic of Georgian literature Vazha Pshavela This film opens Tengiz Abuladze’s trilogy (“The Plea”, “The Wishing Tree”, “Repentance”), which discusses ...
Plot: cemetery, crying, tradition, death, murder, community, host, respect, meeting, sacrifice, guest, fratricide ...
Place: chechnya, caucasus
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 7.2
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The Men (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Vazgen, Sako, Suren and Aram are taxi drivers and close friends. When Aram fell in hopeless love with Karine, other three decide to help their friend.
Plot: armenian, friendship, friend, boy, falling in love, young man, love, girl, boy meets girl, young woman
Place: soviet union, caucasus, armenia
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The Color of Pomegranates (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The life of revered the 18th-century Armenian poet and musician Sayat-Nova (Vilen Galstyan). Portraying events in the life of the artist from childhood up to his death, the movie addresses in particular his relationships with women, including his ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: poet, writer's life, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, treasure, clergy, couples, society, lifestyle, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, caucasus, armenia
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A Necklace for My Beloved (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three guys are living in a Dagestan aul, and all three are in love with the blue-eyed Serminaz. According to a mountaineers’ tradition, a young man seeking the hand and the heart of a beloved girl has to make her a present that she would remember ...
Plot: mountain, adventurer, village, motorcycle, horse, baby, tradition, brother brother relationship, return, circus
Place: caucasus
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