Directed by: Zuzana Piussi
Czech Republic, 91 min., 2017
The Czech Republic has only accepted a very small number of refugees. At the same time it belongs to the most intolerant countries in Europe in this respect. Made over the course of two years, this story-driven time-lapse documentary explores the impact of the refugee simulacrum on the collective imagination and real society. The film closely analyses the rise of the Czech version of Germany's Pegida - the transformation of fear into politics and vice versa. At the same time, it is also a love story of a prominent female volunteer and a Muslim man...
Shot by the respected director Zuzana Piussi (Disease of the Third Power, Fragile Identity, From Fico to Fico, Difficult Choice and others). Produced in co-operation of Czech Television with D1film and Hypermarket film.