Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones

20191 h 59 min

In 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travels to Ukraine, where he experiences the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are determined to prevent news about the catastrophe from getting out. Stalin’s forced collectivisation of agriculture has resulted in misery and ruin—the policy is tantamount to mass murder.

Runtime 1 h 59 min
Release Date 25 October 2019
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Movie Rating Excellent
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  • This film sparks some controversy, as many of the events portrayed did not happen to Gareth Jones. For instance, he did not witness cannibalism or bodies piled on carts. He did not meet George Orwell in real life. Also the famine of the 1930s was widespread in many parts of the Soviet Union, not just Ukraine.

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