An Ordinary Country

Zwyczajny kraj

  • Description
  • Cast and crew
  • Duration: 53'
  • Genre: HISTORY
  • Resolution: HD
  • Year: 2020

It is a found footage creative documentary based on videotapes recorded between the 1960s and 1980 by officers of the Polish communist security services and Citizen’s Militia, who captured the portrait of communist Poland in an uncommon way. The film presents how the secret services spied and taped every activity of the Polish citizens during the Soviet era. They filmed from hiding in restaurants, on the street, in shops. The officers were everywhere, though they tried to be invisible.

  • Awards:
  • 2021 PFFA Special Jury Prize to Documentary Film [ex-aequo]

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