Khodorkovsky
Khodorkovsky (2011)

Mikhail Khodorkovsky was once the richest man in Russia. Today, he's one of the world's most famous political prisoners. A story of Shakespearean proportions, The New York Times has reported on Khodorkovsky in both its news and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 6, 2012
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic

Tuschi has a sharp sense of tempo and shot composition, and he obviously knows how to ask questions, because he gets good answers.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

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.

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

It may be fuzzy around its edges, but inside it's hard as steel.

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

Helps to make Khodorkovsky more of a reality than the enigma he threatens to become.

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Ella Taylor
NPR

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.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

As Tuschi's film digs deeper, it seems to offer less information. Clearly, many people have been, and still are, affected by this phantom of a subject. This story is not over.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

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

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Alison Willmore
AV Club

It's unlikely to enflame American audiences with less of a stake in Russia's political goings-on, but works as a persuasive portrait of a politically toxic situation.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

Features frank, informative interviews (including one with Khodorkovsky after his second trial) and raises some important questions.

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