Friedrich ERMLER
Фридрих ЭРМЛЕР
Friedrich ERMLER
USSR, 1965, 99mn 
Black and white, documentary
Facing the Judgment of History
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Перед судом истории

 

 Devant le tribunal de l'histoire

 Pered sydom istorii

 
Directed by : Friedrich ERMLER (Фридрих ЭРМЛЕР)
Writing credits : Mikhail BLEIMAN (Михаил БЛЕЙМАН), Vladimir WAINSTOCK (Владимир ВАЙНШТОК)
Cinematography : Mikhail MAGID (Михаил МАГИД), Lev SOKOLSKY (Лев СОКОЛЬСКИЙ)
Production design : Aleksandr BLEK (Александр БЛЭК)
Music : Sergey SLONIMSKY (Сергей СЛОНИМСКИЙ)
Release date in Russia : 20/11/1965
 

Plot synopsis
Extended interview with Vasili Shulgin, a right wing Russian politician and member of the pre-revolutionary parliament in Russia. Shulgin was a political adviser to the Whites during the civil war, and then to General Vlasov, who set up an anti-Soviet military force during the Second World War. Shulgin was captured by Soviet forces in 1945, and spent the next couple of decades in prison.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival : IDFA, Amsterdam (Netherlands), 2016
- Zoom arrière. Cinémathèque de Toulouse, Toulouse (France), 2015
- Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2012
- États généraux du film documentaire, Lussas (France), 2011
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2003

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