"JELGAVA'94" is a film, which with equal parts of coming of age film and a portrait of the cultural chaos that reigned in former communist states during the 1990s, serves as a stark ... See full summary »
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Oray speaks in a quarrel with his wife Burcu three times 'talaq', the islamic formula for repudiation. The imam informs him about the consequences: he has to divorce his wife. Now Oray is ... See full summary »
Rana Salehi is a middle-aged woman and a bank deputy. On the birthday of Hoda, Rana's only child who is now seventeen, an unexpected event occurs which gets Rana involved and puts her on a decision-making path.
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A good debut film worthy of its major awards at 5 minor film festivals
A good tale on a good Latvian man as an allegorical sacrificial lamb, where he survives a no-win situation. This tale is juxtaposed on the contemporary Brexit/EU concerns and the lack of jobs throughout Europe. A film that pats Interpol on its back. A debut film worthy of its major wins at Brussels, Latvian, CinEast, Palic and Valletta film festivals.
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