Director(s): Gabe Polsky
Main cast: Slava Fetisov, Scotty Bowman
Short synopsis : From Academy Award® nominated and Emmy award winning filmmakers, RED ARMY is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team.
Long synopsis : From Oscar® nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, RED ARMY is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy. From the USSR to Russia, the film examines how sport mirrors social and cultural movements and parallels the rise and fall of the Red Army team with the Soviet Union. RED ARMY is an inspiring story about the Cold War played out on the ice rink, and a man who stood up to a powerful system and paved the way for change for generations of Russians.
- Slava Fetisov, Scotty Bowman, Vlasislav Tretiak, Vladimir Pozner
- Producer(s): Gabe Polsky
- Director(s): Gabe Polsky
- Screenplay: Gabe Polsky
- DP: Svetlana Cvetko, Peter Zeitlinger
- Editing: Eli B. Despres
- Genre(s): Documentary
- Production date: 2014
- Language: English