Odesa International Film Festival

Sergei Loznitsa – The Trial #OIFF

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“Documentaries are an art form”.

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11 min. and 32 sec.

PODCAST | Nicolò Comotti interviews Sergei Loznitsa, director of the film The Trial.

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FRED had the pleasure to sit down with one of the most profilic filmmakers in contemporary cinema: Sergei Loznitsa. Starting from the Trial, to then move back – and forward! – in time, we get to grasp the extremely interesting ways that the Belarus-borm director has shaped and honed since he decided to make films in the mid 90s.

The Trial: In 1930 in Moscow, USSR. the Soviet government puts a group of top rank economists and engineers on trial, accusing them of plotting a coup d’état. The charges are fabricated and the punishment, if convicted, is death.

  • Reporter
    Nicolò Comotti
  • Guest
    Sergei Loznitsa
  • Interviewee role
  • Film title
    The Trial
  • Festival section
    Special Screening
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