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THE GREAT WATER

by Ivo Trajkov

synopsis

World War II has just ended. Young Lem, like so many war orphans, is caught by communist soldiers and taken to the children's orphanage. This is where his true hardship begins. The orphanage is in fact an ideological labor camp where the children of the “enemies of the revolution” are brought to be ideologically reprogrammed. Here, in the spirit of the Great Revolution, the deeds of the Communist Party are glorified and order and discipline rule the day. However even this dungeon has its secrets and Lem has a premonition that something unusual is about to happen.

international title: The Great Water
original title: Velká voda
country: Czech Republic, North Macedonia, Germany, United States
sales agent: Media Luna New Films
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Ivo Trajkov
film run: 90'
release date: CZ 21/04/2005
screenplay: Vladimir Blazevski, Ivo Trajkov
cast: Saso Kekenovski, Meto Jovanovski, Maja Stankovska, Mitko Apostolovski
cinematography by: Suki Medencevic
film editing: Atanas Georgiev
music: Kiril Dzajkovski
producer: Ivo Trajkov, Vladimír Chrenovský, Robert Jazzidziski, Suki Medencevic, Milo Arsovski
production: The World Circle Foundation, Kaval Films, Artis 3, L.A.R.A. Enterprises, Award Entertainment
backing: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia, State Fund for Support & Development of Czech Cinematography
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