Belgium, today. Oleg is a young Latvian butcher. He arrives in Brussels in the hope of getting a better salary in a meat factory. His experience turns short after being betrayed by a colleague. Alone in a country where he doesn't belong, he quickly falls under the yoke of Andrzej, a Polish criminal… Movie in Russian, English and Latvian with subtitles in Latvian and Russian.
During the joyous hubbub of dancing maskers, the Sun's and the Moon's baby girl is kidnapped. The distraught parents beg humans to retrieve her, so Nabašnieks, along with the Girl and her little Brother, set out on the journey to face monsters, temptations and their own fear. They are given just three days: if the Sun's daughter is not found, she will lose her magic powers. The Baltic animation icon Roze Stiebra created her movie inspired by folklore. Music: Juris Kaukulis&JJO folk band. Movie in Latvian with subtitles in English and Russian.
Riga in the 30-ies. Wild bohemian lifestyle is the name of the game for every artist worth his salt. A young man from the countryside, poor but ambitious, arrives in the capital. His name is Juris Upenājs, and he hopes to make his mark in the artistic circles. On the very first night at a bohemian party he meets his love.What follows is a string of events, fraught with confusion and misunderstanding, hilarious and heart-warming at the same time. Movie in Latvian with subtitles in Russian and English.
An extraordinary, lonely yet spiritually strong little girl attempts to comprehend the adult world, which in her eyes is very contradictory, and to prove her own value despite the ignorance and lack of appreciation by her family in late 1930s. Bille tries to find an escape in her vivid imagination. This autobiographical family drama based on a best-selling book by the award-winning Latvian author and a Nobel Prize candidate Vizma Belševica. Movie ir Latvian with subtitles in English.
Summer, 1989. City girls, Paula and Laura, spend their summer holidays in a small town with their cousins, Maija and Linda. Four girls, left unattended, enjoy freedom, imitate the life of adults, plunge into reckless adventures and get into trouble. Based on true events, nine-year-old Paula's story of growing up is set against the background of time when Latvia made her first steps towards independence. Movie in Latvian with subtitles in English.
Youthful dreams, the best years of her life, health, home, husband, son, homeland – the Soviet regime took it all away, yet she survived. She survived to write it all down, so that generations to come would never forget the story that was forced on all of us. Film based on the memoirs of Latvian writer Melanija Vanaga "Suddenly, a Criminal: Sixteen Years in Siberia". Movie in Latvian, Russian and German with subtitles in Latvian and Russian.
A small village on the Baltic coast. Three guys - Andzha, Boga and Paleface spend their days drinking beer, killing time and picking up fights with neighbouring villagers. Andzha`s marriage proposal sends his girlfriend Simona on a quest for true love. Their relationship is tested when Andzha`s brother Guido unexpectedly arrives. A film about two brothers and their illusions of women. Cast: Iveta Pole, Artuss Kaimiņš, Andris Keišs, Aigars Apinis, Varis Piņķis, Māra Ķimele, Guna Zariņa, Līga Vītiņa, Agnese Čivle Directed by: Juris Poškus Movie in Latvian.
After recovering from overseas mission Krists Lapins moves into a quiet neighborhood in Riga. His new, peaceful life soon is disrupted by a mysterious blonde, a wannabe private detective, a bankrupt millionaire and a rigorous cop. A witty portrayal of modern Latvian society. Cast: Andris Keišs, Guna Zariņa, Gatis Gāga, Vilis Daudziņš, Kaspars Znotiņš, Baiba Broka, Lily, Igors Ziemelis Directed by Gatis Šmits Scriptwriter: Jānis Nords Producer: Alise Ģelze Movie in Latvian.
The film ties into one intriguing knot lives of several people as they have all met the police officer Krasts on a hot summer day to be all brought together on a winter’s full moon night. The intrigue develops among a couple of lovers, Gints and Elga, three participants of an adventure race with just one woman, Renate, in their team, a family of three generations, the father of which, Karlis, has died in a tragic accident during a hunt, Karlis’s daughter Aija, his former lover Livija, and a young girl hardened by life, who lives at a Christian home for expectant mothers.
Maria decides to go for a swim in the pool even though it looks deserted and she's warned that the water is cold. When she gets into the pool she is faced with not only the frigid water, but with her other feelings as well. Like fear. Directed by: Laila Pakalniņa Cast Guna Zariņa, Gundars Āboliņš, Irina Jegorova, Emīls Elnionis "Fire", feature As Marija discovers the world, she is often alongside firemen. Is it because things around her catch fire?
The 17th century France is filled with action and intrigue - the feelings run high around Queen Ann of Austria. Cardinal Rishelieu of France and Duke Buckingham of England have fallen in love with her. The King and the Cardinal have their own guards - musketeers for the King and guardists for the Cardinal. Despite the ban for affairs of honour (duels) both the leading noblemen of France are thrilled by the frequent clashes between their two military groups and they enjoy their success.