In 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travels to Ukraine, where he experiences the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are determined to prevent news about the catastrophe from getting out. Stalin’s forced collectivisation of agriculture has resulted in misery and ruin—the policy is tantamount to mass murder.
A taut and stark thriller, one part espionage, one part survival, this is an extremely powerful true story, and one that has generally slipped under the radar. We are lucky that someone as talented as Agnieszka Holland took the helm of 'Mr Jones'. - Jake Watt Read Jake's full article... https://www.maketheswitch.com.au/article/review-mr-jones-a-chilling-true-story