“Essential, urgent, and it couldn’t be more relevant.” – FilmWeek (KPCC NPR Los Angeles)
“Part political portrait, part espionage thriller – containing perhaps the most jaw-dropping phone call in the history of cinema.” – Filmspotting
“More chilling and absorbing than any spy fiction, because it’s all real, and ominous, too.” – Globe and Mail
Shot as the story unfolded, Navalny is a fly-on-the-wall documentary thriller about anti-authoritarian Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Recovering in Berlin after nearly being poisoned to death with the nerve agent Novichok, he makes shocking discoveries about his assassination attempt and bravely decides to return home–whatever the consequences.
In Russian with English subtitles.
Academy Award Wins
Documentary Feature Film