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Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 9 October 2015 (USA)
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A documentary on the unrest in Ukraine during 2013 and 2014, as student demonstrations supporting European integration grew into a violent revolution calling for the resignation of President Viktor F. Yanukovich.

Director:

Evgeny Afineevsky

Writer:

Den Tolmor
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bishop Agapit Bishop Agapit ... Self
Catherine Ashton ... Self
Serhii Averchenko Serhii Averchenko ... Self
Kristina Berdinskikh Kristina Berdinskikh ... Self
Pavlo Dobryanskyy Pavlo Dobryanskyy ... Self
Valery Dovgiy Valery Dovgiy ... Self
Bogdan Dubas Bogdan Dubas ... Self
Kurganskyi Eduard Kurganskyi Eduard ... Self
Mykhailo Havryliuk Mykhailo Havryliuk ... Self
Natan Hazin Natan Hazin ... Self
His Holiness The Patriarch of Kyiv and Ukraine Filaret His Holiness The Patriarch of Kyiv and Ukraine Filaret ... Self
Dmytro Holubnychy Dmytro Holubnychy ... Self
Timur Ibragimov Timur Ibragimov ... Self
Said Ismagilov Said Ismagilov ... Self
Cissy Jones ... Narrator
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A documentary on the unrest in Ukraine during 2013 and 2014, as student demonstrations supporting European integration grew into a violent revolution calling for the resignation of President Viktor F. Yanukovich.

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The next generation of revolution

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UK | Ukraine | USA

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Ukrainian | Russian | English

Release Date:

9 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom See more »

Filming Locations:

Kiev, Ukraine See more »

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1.85 : 1
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The seventeenth Netflix original documentary. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Smiling Fighter: Do something. Do something for the revolution.
Camera Man: I'm filming.
Smiling Fighter: This is the Ukrainian revolution. It's fun.
Fighter #2: They're shooting over there! Don't go there! They're shooting over there!
Smiling Fighter: There, he fell. I was just dragging a dead body. You can't surprise me with anything. You thought it would be easy, just go to Maidan, hang out a little and then go back? Not me. I always wanted to be on the front lines.
Camera Man: That's it. He's dead.
[turning the camera]
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A must see documentary!
12 October 2015 | by ssound77-164-707679See all my reviews

This is a must see documentary, even if you have opposing views to those displayed in it. Although many holes are left in deciphering what is really going on within Ukraine and between Russia and Ukraine, it does allow you to get one step closer to understanding. I thought it was near perfect!

I am an American living in Kiev for a few months and have been wanting to learn more about this incredible country and the trouble it has been and is facing. I found this review very informative and patriotic. It was helpful in understanding the people and the current situation and I even gained some Ukrainian pride myself!


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