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" All you do is make a cartoon of some countries and embassies go up in flames. I filmed a biased American view of Slovakia and they offered me an educational vacation."


Eli Roth, US director of the horror film Hostel, which depicts Slovakia as a backward country, reacting to an invitation by Slovakia's State Tourist Board to visit the nation.


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