Rent Burnt by the Sun on DVD

Burnt by the Sun

1994 Rated R 2hr 14m

Col. Sergei Kotov, his wife Maroussia and daughter Nadia are enjoying life at their beautiful country estate in Stalinist Russia when a mysterious man arrives, shattering their hopes for a peaceful existence. Mitia, who once was Maroussia's lover, seems perfectly charming at first -- but it soon becomes clear he has a sinister agenda. Nikita Mikhalkov's powerful portrait of viciousness during the Stalin era won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film.

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Movie Details

1996 BAFTA®
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
1995 Academy Award®
  • Best Foreign Language Film
Some language and sexuality
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.66:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Russian: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.