Category Archives: Lithuania

A film review: “The House” [1997 Lithuania]

Sarunas Bartas:
As one of Lithuania’s foremost auteurs, Sarunas Bartas is known for his poetic, brooding, and contemplative cinema that allow themselves to be interpreted variously based on individual experiences. If some critics are eager to brand his work pretentious and … Continue reading

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Love in a lucid dream: “Aurora” [2012 Lithuania, France, Belgium]

Lithuanian writer-director Kristina Buozyte’s second feature “Aurora” [Eng. Title: Vanishing Waves] is a stylish sci-fi concerning a romance between a neuroscientist and a young woman in coma.
Lukas (Marius Jampolskis) is recruited for a scientific experiment to test a technology … Continue reading

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