From The East
Akerman, Chantal (director)Year Published: 1993
Resource Type: Film/Video
Also known as: D'Est (1993). A look at life in Eastern Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union. FROM THE EAST retraces a journey from the end of summer to deepest winter, from East Germany, across Poland and the Baltics, to Moscow. It is a voyage Chantal Akerman wanted to make shortly after the collapse of the Soviet bloc "before it was too late," reconstructing her impressions in the manner of a documentary on the border of fiction.
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