3 Days That Shook The World

Penny Gold's reconstruction of the attempted coup against Mikhail Gorbachev in August 1991, based on Gorbachev's own account.

Imprisoned in a Black Sea dacha with all communications severed, Gorbachev and his family negotiate for their lives, whilst the coup leaders attempt to win the country's support and reverse the reforms of the previous years.

Mikhail Gorbachev....John Shrapnel

Raisa Gorbachev....Frances Jeater

Irina....Frances Grey

Anatoly....Stephen Perring

Kseniya....Lavinia Redman

Anuska....Annie Tricks

Oleg....Robert Gwilym

Baklanov....Bill Wallis

Boldin....Paul Humpoletz

General Verenniko....Cornelius Garrett

Director John Dryden.

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20061020

Penny Gold's reconstruction of the attempted coup against Mikhail Gorbachev in August 1991, based on Gorbachev's own account.

Imprisoned in a Black Sea dacha with all communications severed, Gorbachev and his family negotiate for their lives, whilst the coup leaders attempt to win the country's support and reverse the reforms of the previous years.

Mikhail Gorbachev....John Shrapnel

Raisa Gorbachev....Frances Jeater

Irina....Frances Grey

Anatoly....Stephen Perring

Kseniya....Lavinia Redman

Anuska....Annie Tricks

Oleg....Robert Gwilym

Baklanov....Bill Wallis

Boldin....Paul Humpoletz

General Verenniko....Cornelius Garrett

Director John Dryden.

20061020

Penny Gold's reconstruction of the attempted coup against Mikhail Gorbachev in August 1991, based on Gorbachev's own account.

Imprisoned in a Black Sea dacha with all communications severed, Gorbachev and his family negotiate for their lives, whilst the coup leaders attempt to win the country's support and reverse the reforms of the previous years.

Mikhail Gorbachev....John Shrapnel

Raisa Gorbachev....Frances Jeater

Irina....Frances Grey

Anatoly....Stephen Perring

Kseniya....Lavinia Redman

Anuska....Annie Tricks

Oleg....Robert Gwilym

Baklanov....Bill Wallis

Boldin....Paul Humpoletz

General Verenniko....Cornelius Garrett

Director John Dryden.