Reijo Nikkilä was again in the middle of heated events when Moscow was in turmoil. The film follows fundamentalist communists led by vice-president Gennady Yanayev attempting a coup d’état in August 1991 against Gorbachev’s reformist regime.
The film is screened together with Zhdanov – Stalin’s Protege.
Apollo awarded Reijo Nikkilä will be present at the screening.
Languages: Finnish, Russian
- Name in Original Language: Elokuun vallankumous
- Director: Reijo Nikkilä
- Country: Suomi
- Year: 1991
- Length: 45 min
- Age limit: S
- Cinematography: Kari Ahola, Reijo Nikkilä
- Editing: Asta Pystynen
- Audio: Reijo Nikkilä
- Production: Yleisradio TV1
- Andorra: Thursday 29.1. at 17:00, with Zhdanov - Stalin's Protege