• 2011
  • Germany
  • 1h 51min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Cyril Tuschi
  • Cast: Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Pavel Khodorkovsky, Marina Khodorkovskaya
  • Language: Russian and German
  • UK release: 2 March 2012

Detailed and absorbing documentary about Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, controversially jailed for tax evasion in 2005. German director Tuschi weaves together an impressive array of interviews and techniques, and while there's a need for a more coherent execution, it's an undeniably fascinating story about one man's conflict with Putin.

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28 Feb 20123 stars

Disjointed but nonetheless absorbing study of the Russian criminal oligarch

(12) 112min A detailed and absorbing documentary on Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky which looks at the rise and fall of the businessman amid the bigger picture of the country’s relationship with capitalism. Following a public conflict with Putin…

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