Universal Pictures | Release Date (Streaming): August 4, 2020
Summary: Red Penguins tells a story of capitalism and opportunism run amok - complete with gangsters, strippers and live bears serving beer on a hockey rink in Moscow. Shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the famed Red Army hockey team formed a joint-venture that showed anything was possible in the new Russia. Eccentric marketing whiz, Steve Warshaw, is sent to Russia and tasked to transform team into the greatest show in Moscow. He takes the viewer on a bizarre journey highlighting a pivotal moment in U.S. Russian relations in a lawless era when oligarchs made their fortunes and multiple murders went unsolved.
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Runtime: 80 min
Rating: Not Rated
Production: Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR)
Genres: Documentary
Countries: DE, US, RU
Languages: English, Russian
Director Credit
Gabe Polsky Director
Writer Credit
Gabe Polsky Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Howard Baldwin Principal Cast
Steven Warshaw Principal Cast
Viktor Tikhonov Principal Cast
Producer Credit
Anthony Melillo III Co-Producer
Dmitry Saltykovsky Co-Producer
Eric Friedler Executive Producer
Gabe Polsky Producer
Kathleen Peiris Associate Producer
Madison Horton Associate Producer
Scott Kaplan Executive Producer
Steven Warshaw Consulting Producer
Thore Vollert Executive Producer