Treading the slim line between fact and fiction, this docudrama enacts fictional scenes of government violations of human rights based on the truth <I>as the director and writer</I> Stanislav Stanojevic sees it. He has arbitrarily chosen a date of November 10, 1983 and taken a peek at individual cases of repression. In Montevideo, plain clothes policemen murder a man then make it look like a suicide; in Zaire a man is arrested by mistake and then killed to cover up the mistake; and in Prague, a political dissident just released from prison is treated like a pariah. Along with these fictional cases are stories of people trying to change the situation -- from a farmer in France to a West German traveler and an Englishman in Geneva, these "nobodies" have a limited influence, perhaps because they are working alone.
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