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CASTRATUS THE BOAR
(Kastrāts kuilis)
Latvia, 2014
Runtime: 23 min.
Director: Lauris Ābele, Raitis Ābele
Cast: Kaspars Kārkliņš, Anete Saulīte-Romanovska

Lielais Kristaps – 2014 nomination: best short film.

"Castratus the Boar"  is an impressionistic story about a small town resident Valter and his secret that prevents him from integrating the local community. He spends his days breeding pigs and singing in the church choir, but that doesn’t make him less lonely. When he finally tries to establish closer contact with a fellow girl Aija, his representations of masculinity take a weird turn.

Language: Latvian
Subtitles: English

Age restriction 16+

MUSHROOMERS
(Sēņotāji)
Latvia, 2013
Runtime: 77 min.
Director: Ivars Tontegode
Cast: Andrejs Možeiko, Dace Everss, Sandra Zvīgule, Anete Saulīte-Romanovska

Lielais Kristaps – 2014 nomination: best debut feature film, best lead actress (Dace Everss), best supporting actress (Sandra Zvigule, Anete Saulite-Romanovska), best production design, best film editor.

Peter is the most ordinary person. He lives with his controlling mother and spends his days at the office, where he is the butt of his colleagues' jokes. All goes well till his sexually aggressive female boss decides to take him to Africa. And then his pretty colleague from the next office starts flirting with him, as well. Tired of all this female attention, Peter and his buddies sneak into an army base to pick psychedelic mushrooms. So begins the trip that will change Peter's whole life.

Language: Latvian
Subtitles: English

Age restriction 16+






















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