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Kaukazas

by Laurynas Bareiša

#19 /23 | available until February 25

 

(Caucasus) Lithuania  ·  2018  ·  DCP  ·  Color  ·  14'  ·  o.v. Lithuanian

Tekle and her young daughter, Ema, return from abroad to visit Dalia, Tekle’s mother. When Ema goes out to walk her dog, Dalia, fearing something terrible might happen to her granddaughter, starts looking for her.

Selected in the Pardi di domani International competition 2018

Through a succession of intertwined characters and anecdotes, Laurynas Bareisa depicts by little touches a complex social reality. With a brilliant use of the off-screen, it is the state of mind of a contemporary society that is revealed. While focusing on anxiety and despair, fear and threat are at the same time used to underline the importance of affection and care. Behind the unspoken, emotion appears.

Tizian Büchi  ·  programmer

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Born in 1988 in Lithuania, Laurynas Bareiša graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics from Vilnius University and in cinematography from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. He also completed a Master’s Degree in film directing. He directed several shorts including Dembava (2014) and By the Pool, which premiered in Venice in 2017.

Cast

Laura Sofija Buzaite Pereira , Tekle Kavtaradze , Vilija Grigaityte Klemaniene

Producer

Klementina Remeikaite

Cinematography

Narvydas Naujalis

Screenplay

Tekle Kavtaradze, Laurynas Bareiša

Sound

Julius Grigelionis

Art director

Dravis Kavaliauskas

Production

Afterschool (klementina@aftschool.lt www.aftschool.lt)

World sales

Varicoloured - Holistic Film Agency (info@varicoloured.eu)

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