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THE CHILD OF MAN

DVD, Latvia, Latvijas Filma, Selection, , , , , , , , , , ,

The legendary “The Child of Man” is a clear and bright movie about a boy’s childhood in countryside around the 1930-ties. A boy Bonifācijs Paulāns, nicknamed by his family Boņuks, has his own joys >..

EUR 9.90

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OBLIGING COLLABORATORS

DVD, Latvia, Latvijas Filma, Selection, ,

After WW2 thousands of Latvians became refugees or went into the woods to continue armed resistance against the Soviet occupants. Their belief of a soon coming war for independence was used by the secret forces of Sweden >..

EUR 9.90

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MY WEALTHY MISTRESS

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It is Riga of the 1930ies. The educated but unemployed Olģerts Kurmis – literate in English, French and Latin – supports himself by doing odd jobs for the wealthy Mr. Kalnkāja, who hopes to be elected to Parliament. >..

EUR 10.90

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A LIMOUSINE THE COLOUR OF MIDSUMMER’S EVE

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When Jānis Striečs film “A Limousine the Colour of Midsummer’s Eve” came out at the end of 1981, no one had any idea that several decades later it would still be so relevant, even acquiring new generations of fans and becoming eminently quotable! >..

EUR 10.90

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THE FISHERMAN’S SON

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In terms of social resonance, Vilis Lapenieks’ film The Fisherman’s Son has no equal. The film adaptation of Vilis Lācis’ popular novel was a national blockbuster and created such excitement that at its premiere on 2 January, 1940, the public at the Splendid Palace broke down the theatre’s doors. >..

EUR 9.90

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RUDOLF’S GOLD

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This film is Jānis Streics’ dedication to Blaumanis – a fantasy peopled by the characters from Skroderdienas in their youth; names have been changed and the time has been shifted to a later date.
National consciousness awoke at the beginning of the 20th century >..

EUR 5.90

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THE CONSTELLATION OF RIFLEMEN

DVD, Latvia, Selection, , , , ,

One of the first films, made during the Soviet times, which talks honestly about the complicated history of the Latvian people. During World War I, inspired by the idea of a free and independent Latvia, about 60, 000 men volunteered for the battalions of riflemen. >..

EUR 13.00

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DOUBLE PORTRAIT OF A COIN

DVD, Latvia, Selection, ,

Using previously unpublished footage shot by amateurs in the era of 8mm cameras, the film reveals unseen thesaurus of cultural history.
Film is about the simple human life – love, hopes and dreams – of our parents, the generation that lived in the Soviet Latvia >..

EUR 12.00

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8 AMAZING THINGS THAT LATVIANS STILL DO

DVD, Latvia, Selection, , ,
Ancient folk crafts and skills form a significant part of a nation’s cultural heritage. This DVD introduces eight Latvian craftsmen and craftswomen and unveil the secrets of their trade.

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EUR 11.00


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