DOK Leipzig 28 October – 3 November 2019
62nd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

The Fall of Lenin

The Fall of Lenin

Ironic Ukrainian documentary about a spiritual seance with V.I. Lenin (1870–1924). The afterlife of phantoms. But Lenin, a superior world spirit, navigates confidently through the storms of history - both of the past and future.

Ralph Eue

Original Title: Leninopad Country: Ukraine Year: 2017 Language: Russian, Ukrainian Subtitle: English Runtime: 11 min. Format: DCP Color: Colour and B&W Director: Svitlana Shymko Producer: Yulia Serdyukova Editor: Viktor Onysko Sound: Roman Gomenyuk Script: Svitlana Shymko Website:

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