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Like Stone Lions at the Gateway into Night

Comme des lions de pierre à l'entrée de la nuit

Directed by Olivier Zuchuat
Switzerland, 2012
Documentary

Synopsis

Between 1947 and 1950, more than 80 000 Greek citizens were imprisoned on the isle of Makronisos (Greece) in reeducation camps created to ‘fight the spread of communism’. Among these exiles were a number of writers and poets, including Yannis Ritsos and Tassos Livaditis.

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Like Stone Lions at the Gateway into Night Directed by Olivier Zuchuat

Awards & Festivals

DOK Leipzig

2012 | Winner: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury