It’s the eve of WWII. The Soviet Union and Hitler's Germany shock the world by signing a non-aggression pact leaving the Baltic states and Finland under the power of Stalin. At that very moment, an Estonian agent is murdered and a Soviet source claims that there's a mole in their ranks. Feliks Kangur, an Estonian spy in Helsinki, returns home after his lover’s tragic death and is assigned to catch the traitor who is responsible for his colleagues’ death. Movie in Latvian with subtitles in English.
Eva, a sixteen-year-old aristocratic orphan, lives under the tutelage of the Baron, a local landowner in rural Latvia in the late 19th century. The Baron schemes to lay his hands on Eva’s family inheritance by marrying her off. Free spirited Eva, intent on not letting this happen, runs away from home in a daring escape. Determined to find her, The Baron sends a search party to bring the girl back. Will Eva manage to escape the Baron? Will her skills with a shotgun and new found love protect her? Movie in Latvian, Russian and German with subtitles in Latvian and Russian.
Jacob lives in the city and dreams of becoming an architect like his busy dad. He spends a lot of time drawing buildings and daydreaming while his father is at work. One day dad needs to go away on business for longer than usual and Jacob has to spend the whole week with his bossy cousin Mimmi and her ex-pirate father Eagle in Riga's historical suburb called Maskachka. As soon as Jacob arrives it turns out that the local park is about to be transformed into new skyscrapers by a greedy businessman. Jacob and Mimmi decide to stop the development.
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.
The peaceful life of a middle aged architect Francis turns upside down after the street attack. In order to prove to his wife that he has guts to act courageously, he tries to settle the score with an offender, but the situation gets out of control. As time passes the husband notices how the attacker and his wife's sudden pregnancy may be related. In addition, the young family's seemingly idyllic life is disturbed by mysterious blackmailer, who is trying to force Francis to commit a crime. The reality and fantasy intertwine in disturbing chain of events, which leads to unexpected consequences.
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.
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.
"Bee Movie" is a comedy that will change everything you think you know about bees. Having just graduated from college, a bee by the name of Barry B. Benson (Jerry Seinfeld) finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa (Renée Zellweger).
About musician Mārtiņš Freimanis and his band Tumsa - a look at the off-stage life of the singer-composer-poet and the song process, from concept to listener. Directed by: Arvīds Krievs "Bitter Wine", feature Donats is a modern-day Don Juan juggling the various women in his life seemingly without any consequences, until he falls in love with Agnese. Her husband, Ralfs, turns out to be a formidable opponent. Directed by: Rolands Kalniņš Cast: Kaspars Znotiņš, Agnese Zeltiņa, Normunds Laizāns, Rēzija Kalniņa, Liene Šomase, Aurēlija Anužīte-Lauciņa, Regīna Razuma, Pēteris Liepiņš