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Ashes in the Snow (2018)

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In 1941, a 16 year-old aspiring artist and her family are deported to Siberia amidst Stalin's brutal dismantling of the Baltic region. One girl's passion for art and her never-ending hope will break the silence of history.

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Cast

Credited cast:
James Cosmo ... Mr. Stakas
Bel Powley ... Lina
Sophie Cookson ... Ona
Jonah Hauer-King ... Andrius Aras
Martin Wallström ... Nikolai Kretzsky
Peter Franzén ... Commander Komarov
Lisa Loven Kongsli ... Elena
Sam Hazeldine ... Kostas Vilkas
Adrian Schiller ... The Man Who Winds His Watch
Timothy Innes ... Nojus
Tom Sweet ... Jonas Vilkas
Aiste Dirziute ... Joana
Nadja Bobyleva ... Marija
Dolya Gavanski ... Mrs. Aras
Ieva Andrejevaite
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In 1941, a 16 year-old aspiring artist and her family are deported to Siberia amidst Stalin's brutal dismantling of the Baltic region. One girl's passion for art and her never-ending hope will break the silence of history.

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Inspired by True Events.

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Drama | History | Romance | War

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Country:

Lithuania | USA

Language:

English | Russian | Lithuanian

Release Date:

12 October 2018 (Lithuania) See more »

Also Known As:

Ashes in the Snow See more »

Filming Locations:

Lithuania See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,557,172
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Trivia

Bel Powley (Lina) and Jonah Hauer-King (Andrius Aras) have both worked with an actor who's appeared in the American TV show, 'Once Upon A Time'. Bel appeared in the movie, 'Carrie Pilby' with Colin O'Donoghue, where they played Carrie Pilby and Professor Harrison respectively, while Jonah appeared in the TV show, 'Little Women' with Julian Morris, where they played Laurie Laurence and John Brooke respectively. In 'Once Upon A Time', Colin O'Donoghue played the character of Captain Hook aka. Killian Jones, while Julian Morris played the character of Prince Phillip. Colin and Julian have shared several scenes in the show. See more »

Goofs

The text and map at the start of the film show countries that the Sowjet Union allegedly forcibly occupied during World War II. This is not true. As a result of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact the Sowjet Union invaded the Baltic states, parts of Finnland, Poland and Romania. During and after the second World War the Sowjet Union never forcibly occupied Albania or Yugoslavia as shown in the map. See more »

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Heartbreaking story
1 November 2018 | by morozanzelikaSee all my reviews

A story of Lithuania, or other Baltic states is usually unseen, somewhere in the sidelines. Howeve this movie brings it forward and it's captivating, also cinematographically very beautiful. Could not hold back tears during the movie, but would watch it again and definitely recommend it. I hope this movie reaches the attention it deserves.


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