Vilnius Goes to Cannes 2018
Goes to Cannes
Monday 14 May - 12:00 - 14:00 - Palais K, Level 4, Palais des Festivals
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Latvia – Feature – Latvian – 66’
Directed by: Kristians Riekstins
Produced by: Gints Grube
Synopsis: Eva arrives at an isolated house where her husband Robert is lying in a coma. . Strange things start happening around and Eva becomes convinced that Robert is not unconscious and is out to harm her.
Lithuania – Feature – Lithuanian – 110’
Directed by: Jurgis Matulevicius
Produced by: Stasys Baltakis
Synopsis: Kaunas, Lithuania, 1941, Lithuanian activist Andrius Gluosnis kills a Jew Isaac in Lietukis garage massacre. Years after the incident Gluosnis is haunted by the guilt.
Germany, Russia – Documentary – Russian – 90’
Directed by: Annegret Sachse
Produced by: Annegret Sachse
Synopsis: A political documentary essay about Kaliningrad. Everyday observations of a region, its inhabitants, a nation – often associative, sometimes surreal, rarely unfamiliar.