Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn - TV Documentaries On Solzhenitsyn

TV Documentaries On Solzhenitsyn

In 1998, Russian filmmaker Alexander Sokurov shot TV documentary Besedy s Solzhenitsynym (The Dialogues with Solzhenitsyn) of four parts. The documentary shot in Solzhenitsyn’s home shows his everyday life and covers his reflections on Russian history and literature.

On 12 December 2009, the Russian channel Rossiya K showed the French television documentary L'Histoire Secrète de l'Archipel du Goulag made by Jean Crépu and Nicolas Miletitch and translated into Russian under the title Taynaya Istoriya “Arkhipelaga GULAG (Secret History: The Gulag Archipelago). The documentary covers events related to creation and publication of The Gulag Archipelago.

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    For a country to have a great writer ... is like having another government. That’s why no régime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones.
    —Alexander Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918)