• Nov 08, 2018
  • 103 min
  • Full-HD

Putin's Witnesses (2018)

Russian Federation, December 31, 1999. After President Boris Yeltsin's unexpected resignation, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin becomes acting president of the country. From that day and for a year, Vitaly Mansky's camera documented Putin's rise to power. The story of a privileged witness. The harsh explanation of the reason why politics is the art of possibility of achieving the best with the support of many, but also of giving the worst in return.

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Studio Vertov GoldenEggProduction Hypermarket Film ZDF RTS SRG SSR Česká televize ARTE Latvijas Televizija

Vitaly Mansky

Self - Narrator (voice) / (archive footage)

Boris Nemtsov

Self - Politician (voice)

Vladimir Putin

Self - Politician (archive footage)

Boris Yeltsin

Self - Politician (archive footage)

Mikhail Gorbachev

Self - Politician (archive footage)

Naina Yeltsina

Self - Yeltsin's Wife (archive footage)

Tatyana Yumasheva

Self - Yeltsin's Daughter / Politician (archive footage)

Vera Dmitrievna Gurevich

Self - Putin's Teacher (archive footage)

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