Fourteen-year-old Janis is a boy from the small town of Jelgava in Latvia, After falling in love with his classmate Kristine and accidentally making new friends - Death and Zombie – he turns over a new page in his teenage life: he dreams of playing in a band, he starts listening to heavy metal music and starts wearing a completely new set of “in”clothes – a journey that inevitably leads both his teachers and his parents to tears. Movie ir Latvian with subtitles in English.
RIGA-2041 is a combination of several stories depicting the pursuit of happiness. The story takes place in Riga – city overwhelmed by the cult of happiness. It abounds in commercials of different inventions and technologies claiming to solve any problem. Protagonists change their looks for good; real humans are replaced by projections; “happiness doctor” is a sought-after profession. The viewer can decide for himself, whether happiness can be found in technological solutions, or are we still responsible for our own happiness.
The old witch Black Mother seeks to control the world thorough sadness, by draining the tears of all who suffer loss. Her latest target is the Princess, whose demise should prompt enough tears to grant her absolute power. During a picnic in the woods, Black Mother entraps the Princess and soon encases her in a glass coffin. But her powerful nemesis, old White Father, intercedes to set up an obstacle.
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.
Roddy is a decidedly upper-crust "society rat" who makes his home in a posh Kensington flat, complete with two hamster butlers named Gilbert and Sullivan. When a common sewer rat named Syd comes spewing out of the sink and decides he's hit the jackpot, Roddy schemes to rid himself of the pest by luring him into the "whirlpool." Syd may be an ignorant slob, but he's no fool, so it is Roddy who winds up being flushed away into the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. There Roddy meets Rita, an enterprising scavenger who works the sewers in her faithful boat, the Jammy Dodger.
Lightning McQueen is a cocky, rookie race car. Speeding on his way to a big race, he crashes into Radiator Springs, destroying lots of the inhabitants belongings. In order to make up for what he did, the cocky roadster is sentenced to community service. Though he will do anything to get away from the work, McQueen must learn to respect and bond with the Radiator Springs inhabitants in order to get out of the town and back on the racetracks.
Our trio is still together and enjoying the perks of their now melting world. Manny may be ready to start a family, but nobody has seen another mammoth for a long time; Manny thinks he may be the last one. That is, until he miraculously finds Ellie, the only female mammoth left in the world. Their only problems: They can't stand each other - and Ellie somehow thinks she's a possum! Ellie comes with some excess baggage in the form of her two possum "brothers"...Crash and Eddie, a couple of daredevil pranksters and cocky, loud-mouthed troublemakers.
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.