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My Perestroika -- The story of five people from the last generation of Soviet children who were brought up behind the Iron Curtain.
My Perestroika -- 'My Perestroika' tells the story of five people from the last generation of Soviet children who were brought up behind the Iron Curtain. Just coming of age when the USSR collapsed, they witnessed the world of their childhood crumble and change beyond recognition.

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Directed by
Robin Hessman 
 
Produced by
Sally Jo Fifer .... executive producer: ITVS
Robin Hessman .... producer
Simon Kilmurry .... executive producer: POV
Rachel Wexler .... producer
 
Original Music by
Lev Zhurbin 
 
Cinematography by
Robin Hessman 
 
Film Editing by
Alla Kovgan 
Garret Savage 
 
Production Management
Mark Steele .... post-production supervisor
 
Art Department
Kristin Koch .... graphic artist
Nice Shoes .... graphic artist
 
Sound Department
Tim Anderson .... sound editor
Peter Levin .... sound re-recording mixer
Barbara Parks .... sound editor
 
Editorial Department
Will Cox .... colorist
Ben Laffin .... on-line editor
Jonathan Liebert .... digital cinema mastering
Anastasia Skoybedo .... post-production assistant
Philip Thangsombat .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Adam J. Segal .... publicist
Pavel Shelenkov .... additional production support
Kristina Shelenkova .... production assistant
Innes Smolansky .... legal counsel
Anya Talis .... distribution and outreach coordinator
Angela Tucker .... distribution and outreach director
 

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Soviet Seven Up, 23 September 2011
Author: Emmett Pepper from United States

Combining vintage footage with modern interviews gives an informative glimpse into the everyday life of children in the Soviet Union and how different things are today for both the children and the adults. The interviews with the now-adults about their childhood were, in my opinion the most enlightening and interesting, as well as the portions about what it was actually like going through perestroika and glasnost. I thought it could have had a stronger theme tying the people together, but it may have just been a product of what the premise of the film was. Anyone interested in what Communism was actually like should definitely watch this.

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