The Cold War was not only confined to politics between the Soviet Union and the United States, but its’ influence was felt in every part of society and culture in both countries. Sony Pictures has released Red Army on Blu-ray and Digital HD, the inspiring true story about how the Cold War played out on the ice rink, and a man stood up to a powerful system, paving the way for generations of Russians. Check out the trailer!
Red Army examines the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy. With the demise of Communism came the end of the Cold War, as Soviet players began joining the National Hockey League.
Red Army is currently available on Blu-ray and Digital HD. The cast includes Scotty Bowman, Mark Deakins (voice,) Viacheslav Fetisov, Anatoli Karpov, Alexei Kasatonov, Ken Kurtis (voice,) Felix Nechepore, Vladimir Pozner, Tatiana Tarasova and Vladislav Tretiak. Gabe Polsky wrote the story and directs.
Sources: Sony Pictures, IMDb