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PROCESS
(The Trial)

Ολλανδία/Netherlands, 2018, μ/α /b&w
Σκην./Dir., Σεν./Scr.: Sergey Loznitsa | Μοντ./Ed.: Danielius Kokanauskis, Sergey Loznitsa | Παρ./Prod.: Sergey Loznitsa, Maria Choustova-Baker |Διαν./Distr: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Διάρκεια/Dur.: 125’

In 1930 in Moscow, USSR the Soviet government puts a group of top rank economists and engineers on trial, accusing them of plotting a coup d’état. The charges are fabricated and the punishment, if convicted, is death. Sergei Loznitsa’s documentary uses unique archive footage to present one of Stalin’s first show trials as an actor-led theatrical performance in which prosecutors, witnesses, defendants and judges lie to themselves, to the audience and to the world.

 

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