Ansis has an innocent occupation – he is a sign painter. His craft is in demand with the authoritarian regime of pre-war Latvia, the communists, and the Nazis. Ansis loves the Jewish girl Zisla but the girl's father puts obstacles in the path of their love. Following a chain of misunderstandings, Ansis all of a sudden becomes the boyfriend of a Latvian girl, Naiga. Between the three regimes that destroy his city and the two women who break his heart, he has to make one choice... Movie in Latvian, Latgalian, Russian and German with subtitles in Latvian 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.
Starting from the September 21st at the Citadele Cinema, a collection of the best films from the kinofestival Lielais Kristaps 2012 by latvian directors will be available for viewing. 6 Tricks includes films, such as Window by Una Rozenbauma, Audition by Dāvis Kaņepe, Signs of Light from Ilze Kunga-Melngaile, The Personality Shop from Pauls Ķesteris, Guten Morgen and the Third Eye from Elīna Eihmane, and the awarded film of the festival, Film from Ivo Briedis and Māra Ķimele.
A story of credulous German teacher’s Monsieur Taurins tragicomic adventures in France... Cast: Gundars Āboliņš, Markus Boestfleisch, Angelina Noa, Masha Maskina, Maija Miķelsone Directed by: Alexander Hahn Movie in Latvian, Russian, Greman and English with subtitles in Latvian and Russian.
Mirta, an old woman from the countryside, wins a car in a lottery and suddenly has to play host to a houseful of scarcely-seen relatives. Her nephew Ēriks, his wife Dagnija and son Uģis, and her former daughter-in-law Olita, husband Viktors and daughter Lāsma would all like to get the car, and each tries to influence Mirta. But before dying, she remembers her old admirer Pigalu Prīdis. In 1995, during the festivities marking 100 years of cinema, Limousine the Colour of St. John's Night was recognized as the best Latvian film of all time.
After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, WALL•E (short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) discovers a new purpose in life (besides collecting knick-knacks) when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE. EVE comes to realize that WALL•E has inadvertently stumbled upon the key to the planet’s future, and races back to space to report her findings to the humans (who have been eagerly awaiting word that it is safe to return home). Meanwhile, WALL•E chases EVE across the galaxy and sets into motion one of the most exciting and imaginative comedy adventures.
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?
When Shrek married Princess Fiona, becoming the next King and Queen of Far, Far Away wasn't part of the plan. So when his father-in-law, King Harold, falls ill, it is up to Shrek to find a suitable heir or he will be forced to give up his beloved swamp for the throne. Recruiting Donkey and Puss In Boots for a new quest, Shrek sets out to bring back the rightful heir to the throne, Fiona's rebellious cousin Artie. Back in Far, Far Away, Fiona's jilted Prince Charming storms the city with an army of fairy tale villains to seize the throne.
The natural order of fairy tales is interrupted in the sequel to the Academy Award®-winning blockbuster "Shrek." "Shrek 2" sends Shrek, Donkey and Princess Fiona on a whirlwind of new adventures with more fairy-tale favorites to lampoon along the way. After battling a fire-breathing dragon and the evil Lord Farquaad to win the hand of Princess Fiona, Shrek now faces his greatest challenge: the in-laws. Shrek and Princess Fiona return from their honeymoon to an invitation to visit Fiona's parents, the king and queen of the Kingdom of Far Far Away.