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Sakharov (1984)

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TV Movie | 118 min | Biography, Drama

Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize. Sakharov's actions first caused him to lose a senior party position, then half his ...See moreBiography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize. Sakharov's actions first caused him to lose a senior party position, then half his salary, and finally completely being dismissed from his job and exiled to Gorky, an industrial city. When the Nobel prize is awarded, he is denied the trip to receive it. His wife was able to go there. Sakharov launched a lengthy hunger strike to protest his country's treatment of its people. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Jun 20, 1984 (United States)

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Jason Robards
Andrei Sakharov Andrei Sakharov   See fewer
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Glenda Jackson
Yelena Bonner (Sakharova) Yelena Bonner (Sakharova)   See fewer
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Nicol Williamson
Malyarov Malyarov   See fewer
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Frank Finlay
Kravtsov Kravtsov   See fewer
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Michael Bryant
Syshchikov Syshchikov   See fewer
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Paul Freeman
Pavel Leontiev Pavel Leontiev   See fewer
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Anna Massey
Klavdia Klavdia   See fewer
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Joe Melia
Sergej Kovalov Sergej Kovalov   See fewer
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Lee Montague
Slavsky Slavsky   See fewer
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Jim Norton
Roy Medvedev Roy Medvedev   See fewer
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Valentine Pelka
Efrem Sakharov Efrem Sakharov   See fewer
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Catherine Hall
Tanya Sakharov Tanya Sakharov   See fewer
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John McAndrew
Alyosha Sakharov Alyosha Sakharov   See fewer
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Debbie Farrington
Lisa Sakharov Lisa Sakharov   See fewer
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David Midwinter
Matvel Sakharov, age 10 Matvel Sakharov, age 10   See fewer
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Craig Dickerson
Matvel Sakharov, age 5 Matvel Sakharov, age 5   See fewer
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Toni Warwick
Anya Sakharov Anya Sakharov   See fewer
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Eileen Way
Ruf Grigorievna Ruf Grigorievna   See fewer
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Denyse Alexander
Dr. Lydia Dr. Lydia   See fewer
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Marion Bailey
Ludmilla Kovalov Ludmilla Kovalov   See fewer
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Anton Lesser
Valery Chalidze Valery Chalidze   See fewer
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Norman Rodway
Psychiatrist Psychiatrist   See fewer
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Elizabeth Spriggs
Nobel Presenter Nobel Presenter   See fewer
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Robert Sherman
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Paola Dionisotti
Patient's Wife Patient's Wife   See fewer
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Avril Elgar
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Tenniel Evans
Dean Fedorenko Dean Fedorenko   See fewer
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Jean Heywood
Sakharov's Secretary Sakharov's Secretary   See fewer
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Alex McCrindle
Siberia Trainman Siberia Trainman   See fewer
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John Rowe
Norwegian Diplomat Norwegian Diplomat   See fewer
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Jane Wood
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Derek Lyons
Russian Guard (uncredited) Russian Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 106 votes