• Released
  • November 30, 2011
  • (NY)
  • 1 hr 51 min
  • Documentary
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Khodorkovsky Synopsis
Tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky winds up in prison after publicly defying Russia's President Putin.
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NPR

By Ella Taylor
Tuschi has made a docu-thriller of enormous narrative flair and visual smarts. It's a perfect fit for the blend of Greek tragedy, spaghetti...
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83

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
With its subject still behind bars and the Russian government on the brink of reelecting Kremlin's United Russia party, the biggest triumph...
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83

The A.V. Club

It's unlikely to enflame American audiences with less of a stake in Russia's political goings-on, but works as a persuasive portrait of a...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The political intrigue behind the documentary would make for a great movie of its own.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The documentary is not always fascinating, but Tuschi's ultimate thesis - that Khodorkovsky, who started out a shady businessman,...
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70

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
The prisoner rather eloquently portrays himself as a victim of human rights abuse.
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70

Village Voice

By Nick Pinkerton
Though the PR bit is right on, Khodorkovsky goes some way toward questioning the guilt.
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60

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Tuschi leans too far into an admiring position, and you thirst for some commonsense critique. It's all a bit rich.
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50

Slant Magazine

The director glosses over rather than digs deep into such interesting aspects as the varied opinions of the men under Khodorkovsky who've...
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