Disco & Atomic War

Category: documentary
Director: Jaak Kilmi
Kiur Aarma
Producer: Kiur Aarma
Co-Producer: Aleksi Bardy
Annika Sucksdorff
Country: Estonia, Finland
Year: 2009
Length: 80'
Production Status: completed


Disco and Atomic War tells the story of a strange kind of information war, where a totalitarian regime stands face to face with the heroes of popular culture. And looses. Western popular culture had an incomparable role shaping Soviet children's world-views in those days - in ways that now seem slightly odd. Finnish television was a window to the world of dreams that the authorities could not block in any way. Though Finnish channels were banned, many households found some way to access the forbidden fruit. Disco and Atomic War offers its own version of recent history, mixing spy games into a human tragicomedy.

Participating Producers

Participating Directors

Aleksi Bardy
Annika Sucksdorff
Kiur Aarma
Kiur Aarma

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