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Drama, Romance

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Original language: Lithuanian English

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This is an intimate love story in which, probably, everyone will recognize themselves at least a little bit and will spend the entire film guessing - is this relationship possible or not? Elena, a contemporary dancer, meets Dovydas, a sign language interpreter. Between them, a tender connection is instantly established, it deepens, David and Elena begin to get closer to each other and the platonic relationship gradually turns into a romantic one. When David reveals that he is asexual, the two are determined to find their intimacy together - to discover their own way of creating a relationship.

The world premiere of the film took place at the prestigious "Sundance" (USA) film festival and already its first performance was successful - it won the award for the best direction. "Kavtaradze created such a delicate love story that it instantly becomes a classic", "a triumph of Lithuanian cinema", "the talent of the director to reveal the nuances of relationships makes the film an important work of world cinema", - wrote film critics and viewers after the world premiere.

The director of the film Marija Kavtaradze is also already well known to the Lithuanian audience - her debut film "Surviving the summer" received many likes and awards in Lithuania and abroad.

Director: Maria Kavtaradze
Subtitles: English Lithuanian
Year: 2023
Country: Lietuva
Runtime: 108 min
Rating: N-16
Starring: Greta Grinevičiūtė, Kęstutis Cicėnas
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