You Speak of Prague: The Second Trial of Arthur London You Speak of Prague: The Second Trial of…

A documentary about the making of L'Aveu / Confession (Costa Gavras, 1970), adapted from the memoirs of Czech communist Arthur London, including interviews with the cast , and London himself. Arthur London was arrested in 1951 in a Stalinist purge, imprisoned and tortured for two years and forced to confess in the Slansky Trial, one of the last Stalinist "show trials" in Eastern Europe. The documentary explores some of the reasons for the controversy aroused by Costa-Gavras' film, which had been accused of being anti-communist, and it highlights the political importance of filmmaking which, by its nature, is a fiction intended for the general public.

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