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Dovlatov

Over six days in 1971, brilliant writer Sergei Dovlatov encounters maddening barriers to publishing his work under the repressive Soviet regime.

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Summary

Dovlatov charts six days in the life of brilliant, ironic writer who saw far beyond the rigid limits of 70s Soviet Russia. Sergei Dovlatov fought to preserve his own talent and decency with poet and writer Joseph Brodsky while watching his artist friends get crushed by the iron-willed state machinery.

Details

Director
Aleksey German Jr.
Cast
Milan MarićDanila KozlovskyHelena SujeckaAnton ShaginSvetlana KhodchenkovaElena LyadovaAlexandra CherkasovaIgor KorovinArthur Beschastny
Genres
Drama, Romance
Country
Russia, Serbia, Poland
Language
Russian
Available
Oct 26 2018
Duration
126min
Release Year
2018

Review

According to the film, truly courageous artists aren't necessarily the ones who tackle the state head-on, but rather the ones who stay true to themselves even when no one likes what they have to say.

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