The first channel has started filming a 12-episode documentary film “Lenin,” on the life, character, political and revolutionary activity of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin).
To generate a script processed more than 20 thousand archival documents, including the previous “classified” and the memoirs of contemporaries and other sources, writes “the Newspaper.<url>”.
The film will be shown for the first time declassified documents of the political police of the Russian Empire, the Cheka, prosecutors and other law enforcement agencies. Filmmakers drew on the work of historians with a worldwide reputation from Russia, USA and Europe, and also used studies in law, forensic psychiatry, criminology, etc.
We will remind, earlier it became known that NTV intends in the year of the 100th anniversary of the October revolution to shoot a new film adaptation of the novel of Alexey Tolstoy “purgatory”.