The Guardian’s obituary on Anna Politkovskaya, the anti-Putin journalist whose murder in 2006 shocked the world, has inspired a British film-maker to make a movie about her.
The film, with the working title Anna, has been written by Eric Poppen, who has been inspired by Politkovskaya’s published words.
The film is shooting this month with Maxine Peake, the Bafta-nominated actor, in the title role.
That alone is a story that should be told because we need journalists telling stories like this,” she said.
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