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  • Le CIEL DE LA KOLYMA Working
  • WICHRY KOLYMY Alternative


Drama based on true events and set in the Soviet Union during the 1930s. Literature professor Eugenia Ginzburg is a member of the Communist Party, and she and her husband live a privileged life. When Sergei Kirov is assassinated her world is turned upside down as she is arrested and interrogated over several months, during which she refuses to denounce associates. She is sent to a labour camp in Siberia where she is rescued from near-death in the snow by the German camp doctor, Anton Walter. Gradually the two fall in love.

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