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The Border  //  Hranica (Orig.)

DIR: Jaroslav Vojtek
2009 / Slovakia / 72 min

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During the night of August 30, 1946, the village of Slemence on the eastern European border, was divided by the Red Army into two parts. One part, Veľké Slemence, remained in Slovakia [former Czechoslovakia]; the other part was renamed Malé Slemence and became a part of Ukraine [in the former Soviet Union]. The absurdly demarked border, similar to the famed Berlin Wall, divides estates, the cemetery, and closest families up to this day. This documentary pictures the bitter experience of people from Slemence, who dream of the opening of the most closely-watched border of the European Union.

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Director Jaroslav Vojtek
Screenplay Jaroslav Vojtek, Marek Leščák
Dir. of Photography Tomáš Stanek, Jaroslav Vojtek
Editing Maroš Šlapeta, Zuzana Cséplő
Music Peter Groll
Sound Jaro Vojtek, Tobiáš Potočný
Duration 72 min
Year 2009
Country Slovakia
Colour Colour
Tags Europe, memory, rural society, society
Production LEON Productions, s. r.o.
LEON Productions, s. r.o.
Address:  Hlaváčiková 17
City:  841 05 Bratislava
Country:  Slovakia
Web:  www.leonproductions.sk
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Phone:  00421 2 64533992
Cell phone:  00421 905 609 173
Fax:  00421 2 64462784

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