Do not use bullet points. You may skip some of the guidelines if irrelevant for a particular movie.
When, where, and by whom was the film created? (director, year, etc.)
What other circumstances are known about it? (adaptation of a literary work, remake, etc.)
Who starred in the film? What school(s) are reflected in the movie?
What are the visual characteristics? (black and white, color, etc.)
What techniques were used? What genre? (comedy, drama, tragedy, musical, etc.)
How is the film arranged? (sequence of scenes, parallel plots, retrospective, etc.)
What visual devices are used? (computer graphics, regular shooting, etc.)
What feelings and characters are depicted?
What symbols, if any, are used? How are they reflective of social behavior, religious belief, and other values of the Russians and their cultural stereotypes?
Adaptation of a literary work
How do its forms and imagery compare to the original literary work and its genre?
How does its scenario compare with the structure and plot of the corresponding literary work?
What does the film tell us about the time and culture that produced it? (19th c., Soviet era, modern Slavic countries and their cultures)
If used, the movie disk should be appropriately described in accordance with the MLA format