… was the working title of the film project by Askold Kurov pitched on several occasions, and the words being expressed on several occasions at film festivals and elsewhere. The Ukrainian filmmaker and writer was arrested by the Russians in March 2014 in Crimea and sentenced to 20 years in jail on suspicion of “plotting terrorist acts”.
Askold Kurov has now finished his film about his friend. It will be shown at the Berlinale. The final title is “The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov”. The film is supported by these three countries: Estonia / Poland / Czech Republic.