The events of the film begin on December 31, 1999 when Russia was acquainted with its new President Vladimir Putin. The film is based on unique and strictly documentary testimonies of the true causes and consequences of the operation “Successor”, as a result of which Russia ended up with the president who still rules the country. The protagonists of the film are Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Vladimir Putin and the Russian nation, as a perpetually silent witness of its own destiny.
Latvia, Switzerland, Czech Republic /2018
Natalya Manskaya/Studio Vertov, Golden Egg Production
2018 – Karlovy Vary IFF: Grand Prix, 2018 – Toronto IFF, 2018 – Camden IFF, 2018 – Bergen IFF, 2018 – Zurich IFF, 2018 – Vancouver IFF, 2018 – London IFF, 2018 – Adelaide IFF, 2018 –Jihlava IFF, 2018 – DOK Leipzig, 2018 – Stockholm IFF, 2018 – IDFA Amsterdam, 2018 – Bratislava IFF, 2018 –Doc Point Helsinki, 2018 – Teheran IFF, 2018 – Riga IFF, 2018 – Cork IFF
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