Call number: DVD-1801



Russia: A Journey with Jonathan Dimbleby

A Mentornmedia production for BBC, 2008
[Jonathan Dimbleby journeys from Kaliningrad in the west to Vladivostok in the east. He looks at how Russia's past has shaped her current identity and investigates what modern Russia means to her people now.]

Part 1: Breaking the Ice
[Summer 2006. Dimbleby visits Murmansk, Karelia and St Petersburg.]
Written and presented by Jonathan Dimbleby
Produced and directed by Hugh Thomson
Series producers: George Carey and Teresa Cherfas
Camera: Simon Ffrench
60 minutes

AND

Part 2: Country Matters
[Dimbleby attends a glamorous reception in Moscow and then takes the train to the family estate of Leo Tolstoy]
Written and presented by Jonathan Dimbleby
Produced and directed by Hugh Thomson
Series producers: George Carey and Teresa Cherfas
Camera: David Niblock
60 minutes

AND

Part 3: Motherland
[Dimbleby arrives in a tiny village not far from the port of Astrakhan that was once the great capital of the Golden Horde.]
Written and presented by Jonathan Dimbleby
Produced and directed by Hugh Thomson
Series producers: George Carey and Teresa Cherfas
Camera: David Niblock
60 minutes

Total running time: 300 minutes
In English

On 2 DVDs

This is DVD 1, containing parts 1-3, 180 minutes

DVD
Region code 2 and 4
Aspect ratio 16:9
Languages English subtitles for the hard of hearing
Features Episode and chapter selection
Source BBC DVD

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