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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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