DOK Leipzig 29 October – 4 November 2018
61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

Death in the Kremlin

Death in the Kremlin

Almost all of the Soviet leaders were filmed after they had died, from Lenin to Brezhnev. This historical reportage depicts a bygone era from the perspective of its funeral rites.

Ralph Eue

Original Title: Tod im Kreml
Country: Germany
Year: 1996
Language: German
Subtitle: English
Runtime: 44 min.
Format: HD Videofile (ProRes 422 HQ 1080p)
Color: Colour and B&W
Director: Eduard Schreiber, Regine Kühn
Producer: Rainer Ackermann (Brandenburger Filmbetrieb), MDR
Cinematographer: Maxim Tarassjugin
Editor: René Schmal
Music: Lutz Glandien
Narrator: Michael Christian

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