Aelita - Queen of Mars
Aelita - Queen of Mars (1929)

In this silent Russian film, a loner engineer builds his own rocket and flies to the planet Mars. There he falls in love with the perfect gal. He may have discovered his version of Paradise, except for the fact that the locals are in the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 25, 1929
DVD Release Date: July 20, 1999
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Daniel M. Kimmel

While Aelita doesn't surpass Fritz Lang's 1926 classic Metropolis, it is a major early achievement in futuristic cinema...

Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

...the extravagant sets and costumes represent the apogee of Russian constructivist screen design.

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Kevin M. Williams
Science fiction about a trip to Mars from the glorious Soviet Socialists Republics wherein a science noodler with marriage problems longs for a better life… More
Aj V
This is the first Russian movie I've actually really liked. It has such cool sets, costumes, and cinematography to go along with it's story! The… More