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Title My perestroika [videorecording] / directed and filmed by Robin Hessman ; produced by Robin Hessman, Rachel Wexler ; a co-production of Red Square Productions, Bungalow Town Productions and ITVS International ; in association with YLE Jenny Westergard and American Documentary/POV.

Imprint [United States] : Docurama : Distributed by New Video, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  947.085 M99p 2011    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC.
Language In Russian with English subtitles.
Performer Featuring Olga Durikova, Boris (Borya) Meyerson, Lyubov (Lyuba) Meyerson, Mark Meyerson, Ruslan Stupin, Andrei Yevgrafov.
Credits Editors, Alla Kovgan, Garret Savage ; composer, Lev (Ljova) Zhurbin.
Note Originally produced in 2010.
Summary Follows five ordinary Russians living in extraordinary times, from their sheltered Soviet childhood, to the collapse of the Soviet Union during their teenage years, to the constantly shifting political landscape of post-Soviet Russia. Together, these childhood classmates paint a complex picture of the dreams and disillusionments of those raised behind the Iron Curtain.
Contents Meet the Meyersons -- Happy childhood -- Pioneer memories -- Songs for peace -- Teaching Soviet history -- Our perestroika! -- The party's over -- Swan lake -- The new Russia -- Together, we will win! -- Teaching Soviet history, part II.
Note Special features include deleted scenes (60 min.) and interviews (35 min.).
Terms Of Use For educational use only.
Subject Perestroika -- Social aspects.
Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1970-1991.
Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1991-
Generation X -- Soviet Union.
Generation X -- Russia (Federation)
Added Author Hessman, Robin. Producer. Director. Film editor.
Wexler, Rachel. Producer.
Westergard, Jenny. Producer.
Ljova. Composer.
Red Square Productions.
Bungalow Town Productions Ltd.
Independent Television Service.
Yleisradio Oy.
American Documentary, Inc.
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
Note Subtitle on container: Nation's history is personal
Added Title POV (Television program)
ISBN 9780615409658
Standard No. 767685269190
Music No. NNVG269191 Red Square Productions

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