Language: English, w/Ukrainian (15 langs) subtitles
2008, 85 min.
Member price: $22.45
Screen ratio 4:3
Camera: Edgars Daugavvanags
Narrator: Jon Strickland
Editing: Edvins Snore
Music: Extreme Music (www.extrememusic.se)
Sound: Janis Zaneribs
Producer: Kristaps Valdnieks
Production company: SIA „Labvakar”, Riga, Latvia
Distribution company: Perry Street Advisors LLC, New York www.perrystreetadvisors.com
The film tells the story of the Soviet regime and how the Soviet Union helped Nazi Germany instigate the Holocaust.
The film shows recently uncovered archive documents revealing this. Interviews with former Soviet Military intelligence officials reveal shocking details.
- The Great Famine in Ukraine (1932/33)
- The Katyn massacre (1940)
- The SS-KGB partnership
- Soviet mass deportations
- Medical experiments in the GULAG.
These are just a few of the subjects covered in the film.
‘The Soviet Story’ also discusses the impact of the Soviet legacy on modern day Europe. Listen to experts and European MPs discussing the implications of a selective attitude towards mass murder; and meet a woman describing the burial of her new born son in a GULAG concentration camp.
Soviet and Nazi officers, December 1939.
The Soviet Story is a story of pain, injustice and realpolitik.
More images from the film: www.sovietstory.com/about-the-film/photos
F I L M D I R E C T O R
Edvins Snore is both the author of ‘The Soviet Story’ script and the director of the film.
‘The Soviet Story’ is his debut feature documentary.
As a Master of Political Science, Edvins Snore studied the subject and collected materials for the film over 10 years.
‘The Soviet Story’ was filmed over 2 years in Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Germany, France, UK and Belgium. As a result, ‘The Soviet Story’ presents a truly unique insight into recent Soviet history, told by people, once Soviet citizens, who have first hand knowledge of it.