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Blockade

  • Release Date: Mar 14, 2007
  • Runtime: 52 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Sergei Loznitsa

Synopsis

Filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa draws on three-and-a-half hours of silent footage acquired from the St. Petersburg Studio of Documentary Films to detail the siege of Leningrad for this avant-garde documentary devoid of narration and featuring only the natural sounds of the streets. Over the course of the 900 days that the siege took place, over half-a-million citizens died - primarily due to starvation. The recipient of the White Elephant film award - an honor bestowed upon films by Russian critics - Blockade...more

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