- 55 min.
This film is about the life and fate of one of the most significant writers of the twentieth century. Grossman's novel "Life and Fate" was arrested on February 14, 1961, three years after the massacre of Pasternak's "Doctor Zhivago" and a year and a half before the publication of "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" by Solzhenitsyn in Novy Mir. Grossman died shortly after Roman's arrest. His fate was taken from him, but "the manuscript did not burn." Although it could. The film shows for the first time documents from the "Special Folder" by Vasily Grossman, kept all these years under the heading "Top Secret".