Putin’s Witnesses

Svideteli Putina

Latvia/Switzerland/Czech Republic, 2019, 102 min, Colour

The events of the film begin on December 31, 1999 when Russia was acquainted with its new President. The film is based on unique and strictly documentary testimonies of the true causes and consequences of the operation “Successor”, as a result of which Russia ended up with the President who still rules the country. The protagonists of the film are Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Vladimir Putin, and the Russian nation, as always being a silent witness of its own destiny.

CREDITS

Director:

Vitaly Mansky

Producers:

Natalia Manskaya,Gabriela Bussmann,Filip Remunda

Cinematography:

Vitaly Mansky

Editing:

Gunta Ikere

Sound:

Anrijs Krenbergs

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Vitaly Mansky * 1963 in Lvov / Ukraine, USSR graduated from VGIK - All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography in 1989 and became one of the most acclaimed contemporary Russian documentary filmmakers and producers. He has shot more than 30 films as a director which screened at festivals worldwide and were awarded several times. As a producer, Mansky produced films by directors like Renata Litvinova, Alexander Rastorguyev, Sergey Miroshnichenko, Dmitry Zhelkovsky, and Sergei Loznitsa.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

Czech Republic, 2018, Karlovy Vary IFF , Grand Prix for Best Documentary

Karlovy Vary IFF , Czech Republic 2018 - Grand Prix for Best Documentary

Sweden, 2018, Stockholm FF, Winner Bronze Horse

Stockholm FF, Sweden 2018 - Winner Bronze Horse

Netherlands, 2018, IDFA,

IDFA, Netherlands 2018 -

Canada, 2018, TIFF, Toronto ,

TIFF, Toronto , Canada 2018 -

Denmark, 2019, CPH:DOX,

CPH:DOX, Denmark 2019 -

Germany, 2019, DOC.fest Munich ,

DOC.fest Munich , Germany 2019 -

CONTACT

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