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Granitza

Synopsis

For close to thirty years (between 1962-90) an electrified fence kept everyone out or locked inside Communist Bulgaria's borders. The soldiers patrolling the fence were ordered to shoot on sight anyone trying to brave the imposing fence (or "klion"). These oppressed guards lived under adverse physical and mental conditions. This realistic, violent French-Bulgarian drama chronicles the experience of a unit of guards stationed at a remote outpost during the 1970s. There the guards are helmed by a brutal...more

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