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Chuck Norris vs. Communism
Archived: Chuck Norris vs. Communism (2015)

director: Ilinca Calugareanu

composer: Rob Manning, Anne Nikitin
With: Irina Margareta Nistor, Ana Maria Moldovan, Dan Chiorean, a.o.

duration: 78 minutes

Films really do change the world in Ilinca Calugareanu's documentary 'Chuck Norris vs. Communism', a we-were-there account of how bootlegs of Hollywood movies inspired citizens of Ceausescu's Romania to dream of life beyond the Iron Curtain and, eventually, rise up for it. A mesmerising thriller about the magic of film and the power it has to change lives.
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director: Ilinca Calugareanu
composer: Rob Manning, Anne Nikitin
producer: Mara Adina
screenplay: Ilinca Calugareanu
Editor: Ilinca Calugareanu & Per K. Kirkegaard
Cinematography: Jose Ruiz
sound: Jay Price

production company: Vernon Films

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dialogue: Romanian
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Romania - United Kingdom - Germany
year: 2015

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ILINCA CALUGAREANU (1981): VHS vs. Communism (2014, short), Chuck Norris vs. Communism (2015).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35
FPS: 24


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