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Following a traumatic experience, Gaile, a speech therapist, is incapable of feeling any emotion. However, while preparing a video presentation for a scientific conference, she sees herself on screen and is surprised to find suppressed sensations returning to her, primarily feelings of aggression. Gaile decides to try an experiment. With the help of a man and his video camera she stages various provoking situations and shows the result to those involved. Throughout the experience she is unable to perceive the value of normal emotions, or even the possibility that someone may have feelings for her. Written by
Kristina Buozyte initially wanted to make a short film (up to 20 minutes). Despite the low budget, the film producer Aidas Avizinis insisted on doing a feature film. Initially the decision to make a proper length film was skeptically received by the tutors of the film school. However, Kolekcioniere (2008) eventually was competing in Silver Crane national film award competition along with the films done by Kristina Buozyte's tutor Algimantas Puipa and other film "Loss". The winner was "The Collectress". See more »
Wow when i saw this movie, i remember that i cant take my eyes out of it. This movie is great, intense, drama and so delicately deliver strangeness.
Story goes when young doctor Gaile incidentally notice that she can re-life emotion when shes seeing herself on the screen. So shes start artificially creating a situations letting for her to feel emotion that shes desire.
In Nacional drama theater during award ceremony (Silver crane) The Colectres was Honor along with " Loss " 2008 and " Whisper of Sin " 2007.| Great cinema from Lithuania, You will be nicely surprised. Check out my lists http://www.imdb.com/user/ur23690923/? ref_=nv_usr_prof_0
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