This documentary deals with the green line in Cyprus. A building of isolation and lack of freedom that spread from one end of the country to the other, after the Turkish invasion and remains a violent symbol to this day. Something like the Berlin wall, the Green Line, this impasse, stopped Greek Cypriots, for 3 decades, from going to the other side of the island to visit their homes, their lands, their properties.
Like the director Diomedis Nikita, whose journey brought him beyond the roadblocks to his family roots. For this film he takes his parents back, to the other side, after 30 years. The documentary comments on the effect of the green line on collective memory and the communication of the present with the past…
The film was one of 10 documentary films created and screened worldwide in celebration of the accession of the 10 newly-joined countries to the European Union in 2004 (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Malta and Cyprus).