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32473Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Store-theft "who done it"

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  • Matchett
    Nov 1, 2011
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      That reminded of the funny Milos Forman movie "The Firemen's Ball" where a retirement party was being held for an old fireman. The door prizes kept vanishing and even the present for the old man was gone. Julia

      On Oct 23, 2011, at 3:37 PM, Ron wrote:
      > If anyone has the chance to see the Slovak film "Postav Dom, Zasad Strom" (Build a House, Plant a Tree), I recommend it as a good story of an extremes case of one man theft in Slovakia. I see it as a good period film conveying the atmosphere, morality and life during communism and the extremes in attitude, from self service to the official communist ideal of sharing. The idealized morality of the time seemed to be "we are all in this together, we are struggling for the common good, and we are morally superior to the materialistic, capitalistic west."
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