Red Files | 1999
Documentary that examines the Soviet view of recent history through interviews with key Soviet participants, archival film and declassified dossiers. Part 1 examines the secrets of the KGB and the spies who worked for it. Part 2 examines the Soviet sports program set up by Stalin to demonstrate communist superiority. This part focuses on Igor Ter-Ovanesyan, Olga Korbut, Larisa Latynina and Anatoly Firsov. Part 3 presents the story of the mastermind responsible for the Soviet space program: Sergei Pavlovich Korelev. Finally, Part 4 examines the propaganda war that ensued between the United States and the USSR in the years following World War II.