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Stuart Urban could be said to have pretty much been born a director, with his first film, The Virus of War screened at Cannes 1973 when he was just 13, making him the youngest filmmaker to play the festival. He’s also won BAFTAs for his BBC tragicomedy about the Falklands War, An Ungentlemanly Act, as well as for his work on the critically acclaimed series Our Friends in the North.

His latest film Tovarisch I Am Not Dead, is an exploration into the life his father Garri Urban, survivor of the Holocaust and Gulag and author of the autobiographical book of the same title, as together they revisit the sites of his horrors and triumphs, 50 years later.

Tovarisch I Am Not Dead (2007)

Garri Urban, survivor of the Holocaust and Gulag and author of the autobiographical book of the same title, revisits the sites of his horrors and triumphs, 50 years later.

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