Stalin and the Katyn Massacre | TIFF

Stalin and the Katyn Massacre

(France)

Directed by:
Cedric Tourbe
Cast:
Winston Churchill, Joseph Goebbels, Mihai Gorbaciov, Richard Nixon
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2020
Synopsis:

In 1940 the Soviet Union ordered the execution of 22,000 Polish prisoners of war, 4,500 of whom were murdered in the Katyn forest in Russia. In a remarkably detailed documentary, Cédric Tourbe brings to light how this crime against humanity occurred and sheds light on the paranoid and ruthless inner workings of the Soviet state.

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