Please Hold The Line (2020)

  • 2020
  • 1h 26m
  • Austria

This film is no longer available to rent on Selects.

World Premiere

This film follows cable technicians in Moldavia, Romania, Ukraine and Bulgaria as they visit their customers, entering each time in their own individual universe. It catches our eye with its skillful editing, colourful glimpses of local stories, and fierce view of a so-called connected society in a region that has been torn apart by nationalism. It also demonstrates in a humorous way our dependence on communication technologies.


Pavel Cuzuioc


Pavel Cuzuioc


Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Russian, Romanian, French, English



Bonus Content

22 mins
Please Hold the Line - Q&A

Join us in a pre-recorded Q&A with Please Hold the Line director Pavel Cuzuioc, moderated by Agnès Wildenstein, Sheffield Doc Fest’s Associate Programmer.

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