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PUSSY RIOT: A PUNK PRAYER

by Mike Lerner, Maxim Pozdorovkin

synopsis

Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral. But who is really on trial in a case that has gripped the nation and the world beyond – three young artists or the society they live in?

Filmed over the course of six months, this film tells the incredible story of three young women: Nadia, Masha and Katia.

international title: Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
original title: Pokazatelnyy protsess: Istoriya Pussy Riot
country: Russian Federation, United Kingdom
year: 2013
genre: documentary
directed by: Mike Lerner, Maxim Pozdorovkin
film run: 90'
release date: GB 05/07/2013
cinematography by: Antony Butts
film editing: Simon Barker, Esteban Uyarra
producer: Mike Lerner, Maxim Pozdorovkin
production: Roast Beef Productions
backing: BritDoc Foundation, BBC
distributor: Independent Cinema Office
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