Awards : Prix de la Critique internationale (FIPRESCI) à Moscou, 1991
The lead character of the film is a journalist and TV reporter. He is also a dissident and a police informer, who has long complicated relations with the authorities. Tired and dissatisfied with everything and above all, with himself, he decides to concentrate on his purely professional activities. Accidentaly he gets hold of the original documents about preparation of a communist coup. The journalist makes his choice — he will never return to his former life. Any danger, any punishment would be better than lies and compromises with his conscience.
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