Maria’s Silence

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Maria’s Silence

Original title: Maria's Silence

Directed by: Davis Simanis

Produced by: Gints Grube (Mistrus Media)

Genre: Drama, Historical

Country of production: Latvia, Germany (tbc)

Runtime: 100 min

Projected budget: 1 300 000 €

Budget in place: 50%

Expected release: 2023

Looking for: Co-producers, sales agents

A powerful historical drama based on the true story of Maria Leiko, famous actress who late in her career has to decide between fame and love for her grandchild, between her ideals or the lies of Stalin’s totalitarian regime.

Written by: Davis Simanis


Mistrus Media – Latvia | Production company Mistrus Media was established in 2000 and has since become one of leading production companies in Latvia. Its areas of activities lie in production and co-production of creative features, documentaries, TV programs and provision of production services. Productions of Mistrus Media have received several national awards,, they have been screened worldwide. The variety of Mistrus Media productions have strong reflection on historical themes, genre films, documentaries.