Life and Fate

Award-winning writer, Rick Cottan and Oscar-nominated director Agnieszka Holland bring to life Vasily Grossman’s towering dissident Soviet novel and message of hope about humanity and the insuperable power of banal and blind human kindness, set against the siege of Stalingrad.

Read the reviews of the novel

The Guardian

Grossman’s Life and Fate took me three weeks to read – and three to recover.
Linda Grant


London Review of Books

In Postmodernism or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism – a difficult book, but, it seems increasingly clear, the most important critical work of the last twenty years.

Good Day, Comrade Shtrum
John Lanchester

Adapted By

Rick Cottan

Directed By

Agnieszka Holland