Stalin By Those Who Knew Him
The bold documentaries of Semyon Aranovich created a storm of controversy in Russia by revealing the truth behind a violent, repressive era of Soviet history. Offered together for the first time, this trio of expose's pulls back the Iron Curtain to show what it was really like. THE ANNA AKHMATOVA FILE offers a portrait of a poet whose life and art suffered under the iron hand of Stalin for most of her life. Through the personal experiences of Stalin's last surviving personal protector, I WAS STALIN'S BODYGUARD is a singular study of a violent and complex era. I WORKED FOR STALIN is tale of cunning, betrayal, and fear among the Soviet dictator's inner circle.
|Run Time:||140 minutes|