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A look at the 2013 and 2014 civil unrest in the Ukrainian capital's central square.

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Sergey Loznitsa (as Sergei Loznitsa)
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A chronicle of the civil uprising against the regime of president Yanukovych that took place in Kiev (Ukraine) in the winter of 2013/14. The film follows the progress of the revolution: from peaceful rallies, half a million strong, in the Maidan square, to the bloody street battles between protesters and riot police. Written by Cannes Film Festival

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superb and honest
24 December 2014 | by nikgemSee all my reviews

the last reviewer somewhat misses the point - history happens in real time and not in film time. Therefore, a brave documentary film maker who has come along with an honest and thoughtful film of the gradual events that took place in Kiev should be applauded for NOT rushing to over edit and make the events fit the way that . This is a smouldering view of history that leads the viewer across the optimism of political protest through to the blunting of a crushed national moment. The singing and re-singing of the national anthem is caught beautifully and helps explain the motivation and passion of the protesters. Ultimately, the power of this film is that it shows what a revolution or at least attempted revolution looks like from the inside. We do not have this for 1789 or 1917 but we have a bit of it now for Kiev.


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Country:

Ukraine | Netherlands

Language:

Ukrainian | English

Release Date:

5 June 2014 (Netherlands) See more »

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Maïdan See more »

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Kyiv, Ukraine

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,847, 14 December 2014

Gross USA:

$3,909

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,909
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