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by Ilinca Călugăreanu


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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