Interviews for the Documentary 'Hungarian Women in the GULAG'. Oral history series
This interview series, which lasts approximately 300 hours, served as the basis for Sára’s documentary “Hungarian Women in the GULAG.” The interviews were in large part shot during the late 1980s, but the three episode documentary was released only after the regime change in 1992, when the political conditions made this possible. The first part of the film is mostly about how women were taken to the GULAG. The second portrays life in the camps, while the third part is about the end of their terrible journey and how they returned home. As Sára revealed in a public talk, only one survivor refused to do an interview. In 2004, another documentary series of 14 episodes was released, based in part on the same interviews. Each episode of Nehézsorsúak (“The Hard-Fated”) portrays the life of one survivor of the GULAG, both women and men.
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- Scheibner, Tamás
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