On the trail of the torturers

United Kingdom, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “World in action”.
As Greece prepares for its first democratic election in a decade, “World in Action” focuses on the torturers who were recruited by the former dictatorship to “discourage” opposition. This is a powerful and confronting documentary containing graphic accounts by both the torturers and the victims of torture.

Credits

producer

Michael Ryan

production company

Granada Television International

Duration

00:26:40:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1974

Appears in

World in action

Group of items

World in action

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33945

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Torture victims

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Greece - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Greece - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Political science

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Torture victims

History → Greece - History - 1967-1974

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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