Iron Curtain – Theatre in the Penitentiary of Vác
- Original Title
- Vasfüggöny – Színház a Váci Fegyház és Börtönben
- Halász, Glória, director.
- Hungary : Beertok Kft., 2011.
- Physical Description
- DVD-ROM (69 min.)
- 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.
- Documentary films
- Title Translation
- Iron Curtain – Theatre in the Penitentiary of Vác
- Verzio Film Festival Submission
- Duration: 01:09:00
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