The film depicts the mechanismes and facets of the communist ideology that collapsed in 1989, at the very moment when the desire for freedom of the Czech and Slovak people became an irresistible force..êêtes de papier
Dusan Hanak, the Slovak filmmaker, has faithfully fixed these events on film, using shattering eye witness accounts and astonishing archives. The film is a vast and vivid tapestry of many colours, marked by the comical appearance of the expressionless masks of former apparatchiks : the paper heads. Dusan Hanak has created a film which is both serious and ironic, historical and emotional.
technical data :
Igor Vrabec, Pavol-Jan Jasovsky
Patrick Pass, Alena Patoprsta
Les Films de l'Observatoire
Eos Films, Alef Studio, KF as (République Tchèque)