Iron Curtain – Theatre in the Penitentiary of Vác

General Information

Original Title
Vasfüggöny – Színház a Váci Fegyház és Börtönben
Author/Creator
Halász, Glória, director.
Language
Hungarian.
Subtitles
English
Published
Hungary : Beertok Kft., 2011.
Physical Description
DVD-ROM (69 min.)

Contents/Summary

Summary
In the Vác Penitentiary a theatre group has been working for years – its actors are inmates. This film follows the work of a dedicated director and her enthusiastic group who, despite their isolation and the difficult circumstances, hold on to the redeeming power of art and artistic expression. While rehearsing the "The Party" by Sławomir Mrożek, the inmates talk about crime and punishment, being cast out, rootlessness, virtues and the effects of the environment and circumstances on one’s personality. Their personal stories are intertwined with their characters’ to reveal different fates and different sorrows.

Subjects

Genre
Documentary films

Bibliographic Information

Title Translation
Iron Curtain – Theatre in the Penitentiary of Vác
Note
Verzio Film Festival Submission
Duration: 01:09:00

Holdings

Item Type Current Location Collection Call Number Volume Info Shelving Location Public Note
DVD-ROMOSA Film LibraryOSA Film LibraryFL Record 2687---