1983, behind the Iron Curtain of Eastern Europe in Budapest. Frank is the charismatic singer of a banned punk band that carries the voice of their generation against a totalitarian regime. Taken by the police psychiatric hospital in an attempt to silence him, Frank will sacrifice everything to resist.
“I think that our consciousness is pretty fragile. How we see the world is based on the information we absorb every day through different channels, this is how we understand reality. At a young age, we hear stories and are confronted with values that form our identity. If some information is blocked or we are misinformed, this obviously has an impact on how we see the world. I have the impression that this is a gradually growing problem. It is easy to modify information, if it’s only a little bit, to make you think differently. Statistics say that people consume media 6.5 hours a day and this makes it pretty easy to brainwash someone. With the film, I wanted to show how different powers are able to modify our way of thinking when it comes to political, economical and ideological issues. I wanted to show how manipulation works.“