Original title Mans vīrs Andrejs Saharovs
Documentary, Digi Beta, 4:3, colour, Stereo, 52'
dialogues Russian; subtitles English; VO French
How does the “brains” of the Soviet regime, an academician, the “father” of hydrogen bomb, an outstanding intellectual for whom even in the Kremlin all the doors were open can become an irreconcilable champion of human rights and prisoners of conscience and an internationally renown enemy of this system? The film My Husband Andrey Sakharov answers to this question in an intriguing yet subdued, even intimate form – by confronting the views of the witnesses of those times and Sakharov’s colleagues. His widow Yelena Bonner and the last secretary general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev are two brightest participants of this indirect debate in the film.
Director Ināra Kolmane
Production Company: Film Studio DEVINI
Distribution: RIJA Films
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