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Regime criticism as entertainment

Four Polish women have created an entertaining TV series where sharp regime criticism is the theme – with the talking title 1983.

Award-winning Agnieszka Holland fronts with the TV series 1983 a stellar team of female Polish directors: Agnieszka Smoczynska, Kasia Adamik and Olga Chajdas – who together have created a brave and very system-critical drama for Netflix. Polish websites boil over into harness. However, the endless heinous and hateful statements get precise answers to the accusation from director Holland, who has asked "haters to go back to their video games" and ironic that American film critics have paid tribute to the series – "but they have no clue for quality".

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1983 is a sci-fi drama based on our near past. A so-called terrorist attacks i Poland in 1983, 20 years later, in 2003, the country has become a seamless, Orwellian dictatorship. Most citizens live on a (albeit well-functioning) illusion: in material prosperity, but also in a well-hidden freedom. Since Poland in the series universe remained behind iron curtain, the heritage from there is also in relatively good condition, including ov. . .

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Ellen Lande
Lande is a film writer and director and a regular writer for Ny Tid.

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