Home on the abandoned military base

  • 1998-10-29
  • Rebecca Santana
A visit to Paldiski has been described as a nostalgic trip down Communism lane, but Rebecca Santana reports that history buffs had better go quick before everything changes. On the way to Paldiski, drivers pass a decrepit old building ringed by barbed wire fences designed to keep people locked inside. The building, the former stockade for military prisoners, is so haunting that scenes from two movies were shot there; one used the prison as a gulag and the other as a Bosnian concentration camp. It is in this surrounding that Merike Kuttis decided to raise her two children, Katlin and Karol. ...
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