Sub2-30khodo-thumbstandard This documentary follows the rise and fall of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who became one of Russia's wealthiest men before butting heads with Vladimir Putin and winding up imprisoned on controversial charges.
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The Russian Mikhail Khodorkovsky became an oligarch, but his fortunes fell when he was incarcerated. His story is the focus of a documentary by Cyril Tuschi. Read the review
Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 85%
Critics' score: 85   Audience score: 70   Rotten Tomatoes page
Top Rotten Tomatoes Critics

"Khodorkovsky" is a curious and admirable documentary, the product of one filmmaker's inability to let go of a story. full review

Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle

Navigating a tangled tale such as this is like entering a hall of mirrors. "Khodorkovsky" doesn't do a good enough job of Windexing them. full review

Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune

It's a perfect fit for the blend of Greek tragedy, spaghetti Western and judicial farce that defines business and politics in the New Russia. full review

The gripping documentary "Khodor-kovsky'' tells how Russia's richest man became its most famous political prisoner. full review

V.A. Musetto, New York Post

The visually snazzy film has stark, ominous, mostly black-and-white computer-animated sequences depicting Mr. Khodorkovsky's initial arrest. full review

Stephen Holden, New York Times

Though the PR bit is right on, Khodorkovsky goes some way toward questioning the guilt. full review

Nick Pinkerton, Village Voice
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  • Release Year: 2011
  • MPAA Rating: NR
  • Runtime: 111 min
  • Available From: Nov 07, 2012
  • Queued by: 335 people
Directed By
Cyril Tuschi
Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Pavel Khodorkovsky, Marina Khodorkovskaya

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