Russia's Open Book: Writing in the Age of Putin

Watch Russia's Open Book: Writing in the Age of Putin

  • TV-G
  • 2014
  • 54 min

From PBS - Russia's Open Book: Writing in the Age of Putin, asks the question: Who is the new Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, or Gogol waiting to be discovered by the English-speaking world? Hosted by actor, author, and activist Stephen Fry, RUSSIA'S OPEN BOOK focuses on six authors whose vibrant, idiosyncratic work continues to gain traction with a global audience: Dmitry Bykov, Mariam Petrosyan, Zakhar Prilepin, Anna Starobinets, Vladimir Sorokin, and Lyudmila Ultiskaya. With contributions from their literary critics, publishers, and peers, the film features extensive interviews with each author. Excerpts from their recent writing are brought to life with vivid animation sequences created exclusively for the film alongside Fry's dramatic readings of their works in English.

Russia's Open Book: Writing in the Age of Putin
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From PBS - Russia's Open Book: Writing in the Age of Putin, asks the question: Who is the new Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, or Gogol waiting to be discovered by the English-speaking world? Hosted by actor, author, and activist Stephen Fry, RUSSIA'S OPEN BOOK focuses on six authors whose vibrant, idiosyncratic work continues to gain traction with a global audience: Dmitry Bykov, Mariam Petrosyan, Zakhar Prilepin, Anna Starobinets, Vladimir Sorokin, and Lyudmila Ultiskaya. With contributions from their literary critics, publishers, and peers, the film features extensive interviews with each author. Excerpts from their recent writing are brought to life with vivid animation sequences created exclusively for the film alongside Fry's dramatic readings of their works in English.

Russia's Open Book: Writing in the Age of Putin is a 2014 documentary with a runtime of 54 minutes.

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  • Release Date
    2014
  • MPAA Rating
    TV-G
  • Runtime
    54 min