The Man Who Saved the World

Synopsis: Few people know of him... Yet hundreds of millions of people are alive because of him. The actions of Stanislav Petrov, a retired Soviet military officer, prevented the start of a worldwide nuclear war and the devastation of much of the Earth.
Genre: Documentary
Director(s): Peter Anthony
  8 wins & 7 nominations.
110 min


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Hello, Mr. Petrov. We still hope

that you'll give an interview -

- in regards to the nuclear weapons


So, please call us back on



Lousy journalists!

I love you.

I love you so much.

Damn it!

Leave me alone

for God's sake!

"Dear Mr. Petrov.

We are very happy,

that you've agreed -

- to come to the

United States of America."

"Only then will

everyone understand -

- how close we came

to the end of mankind."

New facts are emerging in the story

of the South Korean airliner.

It was discovered that

an American spy plane was flying -

- on a parallel course and

observing its flight.

There is no doubt that these

actions are a blatant provocation -

- far from where American

nuclear warheads are located.

Help me with the pillow.

"My wife, she was touched

to the depths of her soul that

That for over 10 years

you couldn't share this story -

- even with your own wife."

You have a night shift?


Someone got sick.

I got called in.

Raya. You have to take them

in order to get better.

- I better lay down now.

- Yes.

Everything's alright.

"Many believe

that a nuclear war -

- is just a scary reminder

of the past. "

"But I believe this opinion

will change drastically."

Hey, get over here.

What are they doing here?

What are they doing?

I saw

they were filming something.

What are they filming?

To hell with these reporters!

Lousy journalists.

Go to hell!

F*ck you Americans.

Go to hell, pigs!


Come in, please!

Come in, please!


Ah, damn it's hot!

Fucking tea!

What the hell is with this box!


Care for some tea?

How old were you

when you went to the army'?


My parents simply pushed me -

- so they didn't have to

take care of me.

Well, they simply

What's the right expression?

They shoved me aside!

I didn't need the army!

I had no...

I no longer had a connection

to my family in any way.

What was it like realising that?

It was very bad!

My whole life to be sliced off.

And not having the family that

I was born and raised into.

That's all.

Maybe we can stop talking about this?

I can't do it!

I can't do it!


I don't know what else to tell you.

I can't do this!

No, that's enough.

That's enough.

I don't want my mother

to be part of this interview.

I don't want this in the interview!

What the f*ck!

What's wrong with this guy?

I've said it many times already!

To hell with you!

I've said it a couple of times already!

Goddamnit! We agreed -

- that I would be interviewed

about my incident in 1983!

I don't want -

- a single word

about my mother in the interview!


Get the hell out of here!

Get out!

Take your cameras and microphones!


Wasn't I clear just now?

Take your shit!

Turn the camera off!

We're done. Get out of here!

F*ck off. Go, go, go. Everyone!

Get out!

Get your camera and go f*ck yourself.

Why did I agree?

The devil made me agree.

- Hello?

- Who's there?

- Stanislav Evgrafovich?

- Galya?

Yes. Can you hear me? It's Galya.

I'm calling to say everything's

alright. I have your visa and ticket.

What about my money?

If they cheat me, I'm not going!

No one will trick you.

They'll pay the first half now

and the second at the end...

If those foreigners trick me,

I won't go!

No one will trick you. Don't worry.

Everything is going to be fine.

Let me help you with the bag.

No, I've got it, thank you.

- What about my money?

- You'll get your money.

I don't trust them!

- Your mum can hear you kissing me?

- Yeah!

Mum, I'm kissing Andrew!

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