11/18/2020 08:00 pm – Murnau-Filmtheater
Lithuania/Latvia/Ukraine/Spain 2019 90 min Lithuanian and Ukrainian original version with English subtitles
by Ignas Jonynas
Script: Ignas Jonynas, Kristupas Sabolius, DoP: Denys Lushchyk, Editor: Paulius Zavadskis, Production: Magic Films, Locomotive Productions, Limelite, Nephilim Producciones, Producerin: Kristina Ramanauskaite, Cast: Dainius Kazlauskas, Paulina Taujanskaite, Darius Bagdziunas, Alexandr Ignatusha
“There’s much to enjoy here, from the gripping performances, particularly from Taujanskaité and Bagdziunas to the handsome cinematography from Denis Luschick, showing bags of potential in his first feature.” (www.eyeforfilm.co.uk)
Ignas Jonynas, born in Vilnius/Lithuania in 1971, is a film director and writer. He studied Theatre and TV Directing at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. He has written and directed two fictional short films: SUNDAY AS IT IS and THE DANCING WORM. In 2013, his debut feature film, THE GAMBLER, had its world premiere at San Sebastian International Film Festival. The film was screened at numerous festivals around the world and won, among others, the Special Jury Award at the Warsaw Film Festival and six Silver Crane Awards in Lithuania. His latest feature film SWEAT premiered at San Sebastian International Film Festival in 2019.
Awards: Glocal in Progress Award to Ignas Jonynas (San Sebastian International Film Festival, Spain 2019)