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Village of Socks  //  Satul sosetelor (Orig.)

DIR: Ileana Stanculescu
2006 / Germany, Romania / 78 min

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A patient camera chronicles the Transylvanian village of Viscri slowly extricating itself from poverty typical to the outskirts of the European union in an original way: by the means of sock making. The trade continues a centuries-old handicraft tradition rejuvenated by the conditions of global export. This is the hope of a German businessman who has turned a part of the village where cows cross muddy streets into a large manufacture. In a relaxed way, the directors capture the lives of the people in harmony with the serene beauty of the surrounding landscape to depict its change in details of everyday scenes.

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Director Ileana Stanculescu
Screenplay Ileana Stanculescu,
Dir. of Photography Valentin Popescu, Artchil Khetagouri, Nikola Wirwich
Editing Klaudia Begic
Music Romanian Folks Music
Sound Anusavan Salamanian
Duration 78 min
Year 2006
Country Germany, Romania
Colour
Tags globalization, observational, rural society, social issues
Production S.C. ART DOC SRL
S.C. ART DOC SRL
Address:  Str. Macedonski 8
City:  105 91 Bucharest
Country:  Romania
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Phone:  +40 21 2115756

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