Ivo Briedis • Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuana • 2020 • 71 min
Is there such a thing as a totalitarian mindset? And if this be the case, is it in any way connected to geographical locations?
Almost 30 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union the regalia and strong man rhetoric of the totalitarian era are making a comeback. Could the rise be aided by the remnants of totalitarian servility in our own heads? The director of the film, Ivo Briedis, and journalist Rita Ruduša, both born in the USSR, are going on a journey to explore the phenomenon of Homo Sovieticus and to discover whether a human being of the totalitarian mindset has specific geographical boundaries