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Title Russia's open book : writing in the age of Putin / produced by Wilton Films & INT ; presented by Thirteen Productions LLC in association with WNET ; written and directed by Sarah Wallis, Paul Mitchell.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2014]
[Boston, Massachusetts] : PBS Distribution, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  891.708 R92 2014    ---  Available
Edition Wide screen.
Description 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; wide screen presentation; stereo.
Language Dialogue in English and in Russian with English subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Performer Host/reader, Stephen Fry ; narrator, Juliet Stevenson ; interviewees, Dmitry Bykov, Mariam Petrosyan, Zakhar Prilepin, Anna Starobinets, Vladimir Sorokin, Lyudmila Ulitskaya.
Credits Camera, Gennady Nemykh, Uri Ermolin, Will Jacob ; composer, Frank Ilfman ; editor, Toby Marter.
Note Originally produced as a television documentary in 2013.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Presents profiles of six modern Russian authors including extensive interviews with each subject; commentary from their literary critics, publishers, and peers; and dramatic readings of English translations of their works, accompanied by specially-created animation sequences.
Subject Bykov, Dmitrii, 1967-
Petrosyan, Mariam, 1969-
Prilepin, Zakhar.
Starobinets, Anna.
Sorokin, Vladimir, 1955-
Ulitskaia, Liudmila.
Russian literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Authors, Russian -- 21st century -- Interviews.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Television interviews.
Televised literary readings.
Nonfiction television programs.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Wallis, Sarah, screenwriter, film director.
Mitchell, Paul, screenwriter, film director.
Fry, Stephen, 1957- host.
Stevenson, Juliet, narrator.
Bykov, Dmitrii, 1967- interviewee.
Petrosyan, Mariam, 1969- interviewee.
Prilepin, Zakhar, interviewee.
Starobinets, Anna, interviewee.
Sorokin, Vladimir, 1955- interviewee.
Ulitskaia, Liudmila, interviewee.
Wilton Films, production company.
Intelligent Television (Firm), production company.
Thirteen Productions, production company.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster, publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
ISBN 9781608830565
Standard No. 841887020589
Music No. RUAW601 PBS

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