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THE OTHER CHELSEA - A Story from Donezk

a film by Jakob Preuss

THE OTHER CHELSEA - A Story from Donezk

Germany | 2010 | 88:00 min

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Documentary
88min or 54min | HD | DVD | original Russian version with German or English subtitles available
Synopsis
Donetsk is the coal-mining area of Ukraine. Here most people work for low wages in the run down mines, while others make a lot of money. No matter which side of the social divide you are on, coming from Donetsk you will almost certainly be an opponent of the Orange Revolution and a fan of the local football team, Shakhtar Donetsk. Billionaire Akhmetov invests heavily in the club, which is becoming a major European force during the season followed by the film. Yet this sporting success funded by an Oligarch fortune only seems to highlight the wider social and political stagnation of the region. Off the pitch, the outlook appears bleak...
Synopsis
IDFA Competition for First Appearance 2010
First Step Award 2011
9th Zagreb Film Festival
Zurich Film Festival 2011
Max Ophüls Preis 2011
Trieste FilmFestival 2011
One World Prague 2011
DOK.fest Munich
DocuDays Kiew - Opening Film
Cast and Crew
  • Director Jakob Preuss
  • Producer Stefan Kloos
  • Director of Photography Eugen Schlegel
  • Editor Markus Schmidt
Original Languages

German

Russian

English

German

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Production Company
Kloos&Co. Medien GmbH
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