Czech Republic, Latvia 2020 – Director: Vitaly Mansky – Original language: Russian – Subtitles: English – Length: 100 min.

In a modest dwelling outside Moscow, 89-year-old Mikhail Gorbachev waits for the moment when he will finally enter the pantheon of history. GORBACHEV. HEAVEN is a last meeting with one of the most influential and controversial politicians of his era.

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Vitaly Vsevolodovich Mansky – Lviv/Ukraine (USSR), 1963

The Russian documentary film directo is also the founder of the documentary film festival ArtDocFest. He has resided in Riga since 2014.


Filmografie (selection)

PUTIN'S WITNESSES, LT, CH, CZ 2018, 102 min.
CLOSE RELATIONS, D, LT, EST a.o. 2016, 112 min.
UNDER THE SUN, RU, D, CZ a.o. 2015, 90 min.
PIPELINE, RU, CZ 2013, 116 min.


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Writer: Alexander Gelman & Vitaly Mansky. Camera: Alexandra Ivanova, Mihail Gorobchuk. Sound: Anrijs Krenbergs. Editing: Yevgeny Rybalko. Music: Kārlis Auzāns. Production: Vertov. Producer: Natalia Manskaia. Co-Producers: Vit Klusak (Hypermarket Film, Czech Republic), Filip Remunda (Hypermarket Film, Czech Republic). International Sales: Deckert Distribution.

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700 tickets are available for this film.