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Citizen K
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Citizen K (2019)

Foreign Documentary
Unrated
126 min.
Release Date
November 22, 2019 (Limited)
January 31, 2020 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
April 7, 2020 (Buy on Amazon)
Digital Date
April 7, 2020
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Running Time
126 minutes
MPAA Rating
Unrated

Oscar-winning writer/director Alex Gibney’s revelatory CITIZEN K is an intimate yet sweeping look at post-Soviet Russia from the perspective of the enigmatic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a former oligarch turned political dissident. Benefitting from the chaos that ensued after the dissolution of the U.S.S.R., Khodorkovsky was able to amass a fortune in financing and oil production and became the richest man in Russia. But when he accused the new Putin regime of corruption, Khodorkovsky was arrested, his... Full synopsis »

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Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney is back. Bored of focusing on the corruption of America (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Casino Jack, Client 9 and The Inventor), he’s shifted his attention Vladimir Putin and the Russian oligarchs in Citizen K, an absorbing, informative re-education on the short-lived, post-Soviet Russian democracy and its quick descent into dictatorship. Full movie review »
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