The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov 2017

  • 2018-05-29 + 8 more
  • 1h 15m
  • Askold Kurov
  • Czechia
  • English
  • Message Film + 2 more, Marx Film, Česká televize
  • Documentary
August 2015, a courtroom in Rostov-on-Don. A man is peering through the bars of his cage, his eyes reveal that his nerves are about to snap. Today he will be handed down a sentence to which he must submit: 20 years’ imprisonment in Siberia for terrorism. The man is Oleg Sentsov, a film director and Maidan activist born in Simferopol in the Ukraine. He is charged with leading an anti-Russian terrorist movement and having planned attacks on bridges, power lines and a monument of Lenin. Sentsov defends himself, courageously and without flinching. He responds to the verdict with an emphatic denial of his crimes and instead accuses the accusers themselves ...

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