It started as a fantasy; under the disguise of a trip to a local wedding, the "hijackers" would buy every ticket on a 12-seater plane, so there would be no passengers but them.
Seized by the KGB just a few steps from boarding, they were subjected to a chilling show trial, while the whole world watched.
But they remained undaunted. Most of the group received lengthy sentences in the Gulag.
The pilot and group leader received a one-word sentence: death.
45 years later, filmmaker Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov reveals the compelling story of her parents, "heroes" in the West, "terrorists" in Russia, even today. *** *** *** Produced by: Sasha Klein Productions, EgoMedia, Saxsonia Entertainment With the support of IBA (Israel Broadcasting Authority) and Latvia Film Centre. Trailer edited by: Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov Trailer music by: Karlis Auzans