Chuck Norris vs Communism

In 1980s Romania, thousands of Western films smashed through the Iron Curtain opening a window into the free world for those who dared to look.  Mr. Zamfir, a black-market VHS racketeer, helped inspire political change, while a courageous female translator brought the magic of film to the people and sparked a revolution. A suspense-filled romp drawing viewers into the not-so-distant past, when a censure-choked Eastern Europe came into contact with illegal video films.


In the territory of the USSR, in the battle against the West, for Soviet citizens, the access to American films was forbidden by article 228 of the criminal code, and the punishment for storing or duplicating films with pornographic content or films propagating cruelty and violence, was up to 3 years in prison or hard labour.

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