a film by Markus Lenz


Germany | 2014 | 73:00 min

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What happens when a bank fails?
For example it is gonna be squatted by 3000 people and transformed into a housing project.
Downtown Caracas a 200 meter skyscraper-ruin is rising up to the caribbean sky and is used as a shelter for 750 families. Ignored by the city's administration and dreaded by the neighborhood the inhabitants of Torre Confinanzas build up their own model of a socialist micro-society in their vertical city. Ruina tells about difficulties and achievements by building up a social community out of a mass of people.
Cast and Crew
  • Director Markus Lenz
  • Director of Photography Markus Lenz, Leonardo Acevedo
  • Editor Markus Lenz
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