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Time Out says

The Berlin Wall may be gone, but Europe still endures its wire-mesh curtains: 22 years after Turkey's invasion, Cyprus is yet a nation divided. This grand-standing documentary conveys the history at a multiform, personal level, capturing the individual tragedies on both sides with accounts of Greek and Turkish speakers, friends and families, riven by the partition. Memories and archive footage recall 40 years of disintegration since - surprise! - the colonial machinations of British rule, and there are troubling allusions to other, contemporary outbreaks of nationalistic madness ('Cyprus Will Not Become Yugoslavia,' peace marchers proclaim).

By: NB

Details

Release details

Duration:
112 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Panicos Chrysanthou
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