Le CHÊNE (1992)

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  • BALANTA Alternative
  • The OAK TREE Alternative


Conveys the brutality of life under the dictatorship of Ceausescu. Nela travels to the provinces to take up a teaching post. When she eventually arrives she is gang-raped outside the station which leads to her meeting a like-minded, free-spirited doctor at the hospital. The film goes on to depict their lives under the oppression of daily injustice and violence.

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