Though he saw value in how Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7 could rally his people against the Nazis, dictator Joseph Stalin was equally displeased at having his own barbaric rule attacked by the composer's very next symphony. This documentary sheds light on how Russian master Dmitri Shostakovich employed "protest music" as a means of subtly speaking out against his government when verbal dissent carried certain and grave perils. 76 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English and Russian DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; Subtitles: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish; bonus footage.