Bitter Harvest

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Two lovers, Yuri (Max Irons) and Natalka (Samantha Barks) are caught in cruel dictator Joseph Stalin’s brutal and deliberate starvation of the Ukrainian people from 1932 to 1933, the Holodomor (extermination by famine) – an act of genocide that to this day remains shrouded in secrecy and misinformation.

  Canadian Connection: Writer Richard Bachynsky-Hoover is Canadian born, from Kingston, Ontario. Cast member Barry Pepper was born in Campbell River, British Columbia.

Director: George Mendeluk
Studio: Roadside Attractions
Producer(s): Chad Barager, George Mendeluk, Ian Ihnatowycz, Jaye Gazeley, Stuart Baird
Cast: Max Irons, Samantha Barks, Terence Stamp, Barry Pepper, Richard Brake
Writer(s): Richard Bachynsky Hoover, George Mendeluk
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