EAST-WEST (Régis Wargnier, 1999)

In 1946, following Soviet victory in the Second World War, Josef Stalin invited emigrés to return to Russia—which they exited as far back as the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution—ostensibly to help the nation rebuild. Those who took up the offer were almost all imprisoned or executed. The principal shortcoming of Est-Ouest, which Régis Wargnier directed from […]