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CHUCK NORRIS VS COMMUNISM

by Ilinca Călugăreanu

synopsis

In 1980s Romania, thousands of Western films smashed through the Iron Curtain opening a window into the free world for those who dared to look. A black-market VHS racketeer and a courageous female translator brought the magic of film to the people and sparked a revolution.

international title: Chuck Norris vs Communism
original title: Chuck Norris vs Communism
country: United Kingdom, Romania, Germany
year: 2015
genre: documentary
directed by: Ilinca Călugăreanu
film run: 78'
release date: DE 12/11/2015
screenplay: Ilinca Călugăreanu
cinematography by: Jose Ruiz
film editing: Per K. Kirkegaard
producer: Mara Adina, Brett Ratner
production: 4 Proof Film, Vernon Films, Passion Pictures, OpenVizor, Impact Partners (US), RatPac Documentary Films (US)

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main awards/selection

Sundance 2015
Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival 2015
Seattle International Film Festival 2015
Transilvania International Film Festival 2015
Los Angeles Film Festival 2015
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015
Niagara Film Festival 2015
Nantucket Film Festival 2015
Bratislava International Film Festival 2015
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