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Copyright © 2012 Martin Philipp Raiman


Czechoslovak Socialist Republic 1972 - After the Russian invasion, space for individualism and open speech is tight. A young couple feels, that their only chance is by escaping to the west. Massive doubts about the dangers and chances still lurk in Katka's mind. Despite all worries Honza manages to get her onto a train heading towards the Yugoslav-Austrian border. On their journey the couple constantly feels the presence of the repressive regime. Faith turns as they slowly start realizing that the system already occupies their heads. It reveals when during the chaotic escape in the forest Katka accidentally gets hit. Honza has to make an impossible choice, leave her or stay?
communism dictator border repression regime prague socialist socialism communist history


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Copyright © 2012 Martin Philipp Raiman

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10 Apr – 16 Apr | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 27 Jan 2012