Sergey MIROSHNICHENKO
Сергей МИРОШНИЧЕНКО
Sergueï MIROCHNITCHENKO
Russia, 2008, 56mn 
Colour, documentary
Slovo
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Слово

 

 The Word

 Parole

 
Directed by : Sergey MIROSHNICHENKO (Сергей МИРОШНИЧЕНКО)
Writing credits : Sergey MIROSHNICHENKO (Сергей МИРОШНИЧЕНКО), Anna TARKHOVA (Анна ТАРХОВА)
Cinematography : Yuri ERMOLIN (Юрий ЕРМОЛИН), Vyacheslav SACHKOV (Вячеслав САЧКОВ)
Music : Andrei DOINIKOV (Андрей ДОЙНИКОВ)
Produced by : Sergey MIROSHNICHENKO (Сергей МИРОШНИЧЕНКО), Sergey SHUMAKOV (Сергей ШУМАКОВ)
Companies : Studio Ostrov
 

Awards :
Best Long Television Documentary National Documentary Awards : Laurel, Moscow (Russia), 2009

Plot synopsis
The film "The Word" is dedicated to the 90th birthday of Aleksander Isayevich Solzhenitsyn. The film includes rare foreign footage, as well as previously unseen interviews with Solzhenitsyn, in which he discusses modern literature and the future of Russia in the 21st century. The film also includes interviews with the actor Evgeniy Mironov, who remembers Solzhenitsyn, as well as Nikita Struve, who tells about the original publication of "The GULAG Archipelago" and reads some of Solzhenitsyn's letters. The film also includes materials from the Solzhenitsyn Literary Award ceremony. The writer's widow, Natalia Dmitrievna Solzhenitsyna discusses the writer's last days, his thoughts, goals and plans.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Soirées du cinéma russe de Bordeaux, Bordeaux (France), 2009
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2009
- National Documentary Awards : Laurel, Moscow (Russia), 2009