Nova Lituania

A film by: Karolis Kaupinis

1938. While the young Lithuanian state celebrates twenty years of independence, the situation in Europe is becoming increasingly tense, and a new war looms on the horizon. Geographer Feliksas Gruodis comes up with a novel solution to the situation: he proposes creating a “backup Lithuania” overseas, a place where the country’s inhabitants could move in case of danger. All he needs is support for his idea from the political elite.

Country: Lithuania
Length: 97′
Completion: 06/2019
Genre: fiction
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Lithuanian
Spoken language: English

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Festivals:

  1. Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech Republic (28 June – 6 July, 2019)
    East of the West Competition

Director: Karolis Kaupinis
Screenplay: Karolis Kaupinis
Producer: M-Films: Marija Razgutė
Cinematographer: Simonas Glinskis
Production designer: Audrius Dumikas
Editor: Silvija Vilkaitė
Sound design: Julius Grigelionis
Cast: Aleksas Kazanavičius, Vaidotas Martinaitis, Valentinas Masalskis, Rasa Samuolytė, Eglė Gabrėnaitė