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The Truth About The U.S.S.R.

Geoffrey Shea

1986, 29:00 minutes, colour, English or French

TAPECODE 128.05

This subjective documentary was shot during two months travelling in the USSR. It is about the dilemmas which exist in documentary and narrative experience. It resists the temptation to encapsulate the country while presenting several facets of life in the USSR, including the joys of family, work, art, and relaxation, as well as the standard Western obsession with repression and fetishization of the state.

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