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Red Army

Red Army
  • 2014
  • 85 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Gabe Polsky
  • Written by: Gabe Polsky
  • Cast: Viacheslav Fetisov, Scotty Bowman, Mark Deakins
  • UK release: 19 June 2015

Documentary on Soviet ice hockey, focusing on the remarkable career of Viacheslav Fetisov, who went from the unstoppable CSKA Moscow (the titular 'Red Army') to winning the Stanley Cup twice with the Detroit Red Wings and being voted one of the greatest players ever. Intelligent, compelling and moving historical storytelling.

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Red Army

5 Oct 20154 stars

Soviet ice hockey is at the centre of a compelling documentary

When we think of Soviet-era national sport it's rarely in a positive light, whether it's suspicious East German swimmers, or Ivan Drago killing Apollo Creed in Rocky IV. Even the Soviet's feared ice hockey team is best remembered for losing the…

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