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Tag Archives: Lithuania
In 1942, in Vilnius, the Nazi annihilate 55,000 Jews and squeeze the 15,000 survivors in a seven blocks ghetto. Read More »
When drug smuggler Genia is betrayed by his partner, he has no choice but to get help from a Russian mobster. Read More »
A slow, dialogue-free film about a woman’s journey in Siberia. Read More »
Christmas. Uncensored (2012) Maris Martinsons, Valda Bickute, Kostas Smoriginas, Leonardas Pobedonoscevas
In one of the post-soviet countries, where sexual taboos are still ruling the society and strong traditions of Catholicism and homophobia are alive Read More »
A Priest in Ireland meets a woman Valda from his native Lithuania only to find out her mysterious identity is closely connected with a darkest secret of his past. Read More »
1939: Battle of Westerplatte / Tajemnica Westerplatte (2013) Pawel Chochlew, Michal Zebrowski, Robert Zoledziewski, Jan Englert, Drama, History, War
On the morning of September 1, 1939, the German battleship Schleswig-Holstein fired on the Polish garrison stationed at the Westerplatte peninsula. Over the next seven days, fewer than two hundred soldiers stood in defiance against the relentless onslaught. Amidst the bloodshed, two Polish commanders struggle with the decision to continue fighting or surrender under overwhelming odds.
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A nearly-suicidal, young woman visits a psychotherapist. She is in love with a priest, and the diagnosis of her husband’s mental illness leaves no hope. The psychotherapist, in her attempts to resolve the amassed difficulties, seemingly begins to duplicate the life stages and behavioral patterns of her patient. A script for this film is based on motifs from the best-seller, scandalous novel, Witch and Rain, by female author, Jurga Ivanauskaite. By choosing a priest as the main role for a love story, the author broke an existing societal taboo. Faith, Love and Hope form the trilogy by the authors of this screenplay. Love stands as the grandest of the three.
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