The Soviet Story
DVD9 (VIDEO_TS) | English | NTSC 4:3 (720x576) 25 fps | AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | Length: 01:25:34 | 6.08 Gb
Genre: Documentary/History/War | Studio: SIA Labvakar | 2008 | ISBN: 0615274641 | Subtitle: Ger, Eng, Ita, Cze, Spa, Est, Fin, Fra, Hun, Lit, Lat, Pol, Por, Swe, Rus, Ukr
The 1st edition DVD release of the award-winning documentary by director Edvins Snore which tells the story of the Soviet regime and how the Soviet Union helped Nazi Germany instigate the Holocaust. Other subjects covered by the film include: - The Great Famine in Ukraine (1932/33) - The Katyn massacre (1940) - The SS-KGB partnership - French Communists and the Nazis - Soviet mass deportations - Medical experiments in the GULAG. The Soviet Story was filmed over 2 years in Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Germany, France, UK and Belgium. The film includes recently uncovered archive documents as well as interviews with former Soviet Military intelligence officials. As a result, The Soviet Story presents a truly unique insight into recent Soviet history, told by people, once Soviet citizens, who have first-hand knowledge of it. The Soviet Story also discusses the impact of the Soviet legacy on modern day Europe. Listen to experts and European MPs discussing the implications of a selective attitude towards mass murder; and meet a woman describing the burial of her new born son in a GULAG concentration camp. The Soviet Story is a story of pain, injustice and realpolitik. The DVD contains the full 85 minute documentary feature, 25 minutes of bonus interviews, and a full color film booklet. The film is in English and this DVD edition includes subtitles in 15 languages: Czech, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Ukrainian (the subtitles are selected via a menu screen). The DVD is new, factory-sealed, PAL format Region 0 and shipped direct from the films producer. If you need NTSC (US and Canada) please purchase the 30 languages edition. This edition is for Private Home Use.
IMDb Ratings: 7.7/10