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Crulic - The Path to Beyond (2011)
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Crulic - The Path to Beyond (2011)
Original name: Crulic - drumul spre dincolo
Genre: Documentary, Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Romania, Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An animated feature-length documentary telling the story of the life of Crulic, a 33 year-old Romanian accused of having stolen a wallet from an important Polish judge. Crulic was brought to the Krakow Detention Center Custody prison. He decided to start a hunger strike from the day he was arrested, demanding a meeting with somebody from the Romanian Consulate.
Style: thought provoking, serious, disturbing, stylized, offbeat, gloomy, realistic
Plot: prison, injustice, false accusation, prison life, confined, life is a bitch, false arrest, foreigner, starvation, protest, female director, death, hospital, hunger, innocence
Place: poland

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