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End of Empire

Synopsis
This last film made by Latvian documentary film-maker Juris Podnieks before he died in 1992, was filmed during the five violent years of ‘perestroika’. It reflects the sweeping social upheavals following the 1989 revolutions throughout Eastern Europe and focuses on the political turmoil and riots in Georgia and the Baltic states that climaxed in the 1991 Moscow coup at the White House.
Language
English
Country
Latvia
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 52 min.
Year of production
1991
Availability
Sale

Production Company

Name

Latvia

Distributor

Name

CTE

Phone
020 7224 3339
Fax
020 7486 1707
Address
35-38 Portman Square
London W1H 0NU

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