Fortress

Fortress
Pevnost

Czech Republic, 2012, 70 min
Documentary

Fortress
Pevnost

Czech Republic, 2012, 70 min
Documentary


This Czech documentary presents a visit to the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (a.k.a. Trans-Dniestr) as a trip to a museum of communist totalitarianism. The country, whose independence has been recognized by only a few other states, remains an isolated multi-ethnic enclave held together by an authoritarian regime. In a country where you are only allowed to film out the window of a train, the locals are afraid of being denounced but are glad to live in a comfortable refuge from the hectic modern world, and songs on television celebrate the president.


Writer / Klára Tasovská, Lukáš Kokeš    DoP / Lukáš Kokeš    Editor / Lukáš Kokeš, Klára Tasovská    Sound / Adam Levý

Release Date / 01 December 2012

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