Khodorkovsky Poster

Release Date: November 30th, 2011

DVD Release Date: November 6th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
Wealthy oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky winds up in prison after publicly accusing Russia's President Putin of corruption.

Director: Cyril Tuschi

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Bayerischer Rundfunk, LaLa Films!, LE Vision Film- und Fernsehproduktion

Distributors: Kino Lorber

Keywords: Engaging, Rise

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The political intrigue behind the documentary would make for a great movie of its own. show more

  • Tuschi has made a docu-thriller of enormous narrative flair and visual smarts. It's a perfect fit for the blend of Greek tragedy, spaghetti Western and judicial farce that defines business and politics in the New Russia. show more

  • The documentary is not always fascinating, but Tuschi's ultimate thesis - that Khodorkovsky, who started out a shady businessman, ultimately emerged as a hero, willing to go to jail for his convictions - is a persuasive one. Clearly, the man is a political prisoner. show more

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