Katyn (2007)

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An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.


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18 November 2007 | uherce1982
Katyn - The Prelude
An estimated minimum of 3 million Poles were killed by the Stalinist regime; but as Stalin observed "When one person dies it's a tragedy; when a million people die it's a statistic".

The scope of these activities would be considered genocide, if that term was used to describe political and social, as well as racial and religious populations.

So - less "statistically"- mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, kids, and friends were murdered for the political ends of those who now wish to remain faceless and unknown. It is critical, if we are to emerge as a humane people, that the unknown and faceless multitudes of both victims and their oppressors and killers, be reveled. This movie perhaps, is the first step in that direction.

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Release Date:

21 September 2007

Language

Polish, Russian, German, Ukrainian


Country of Origin

Poland

Filming Locations

11 Listopada, Praga Pólnoc, Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland

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Budget:

EUR4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,053 22 February 2009

Gross USA:

$118,095

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,768,451

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