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Mentally ill young woman Valda convinces herself that a boy growing up in an orphanage is her child. Following the footsteps of a thousands Lithuanians, she immigrates to Ireland to earn... See more »

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Valda
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Ben
Dalia Micheleviciute ...
Nora
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Priest
Daiva Tamosiunaite ...
Laima
Gelmis Naujikas ...
Paul
Vytautas Rumsas ...
Barman (as Vitautas Rumshas)
Gabija Jaraminaite ...
Nurse (as Gabija Ryskuviene)
Arvydas Dapsys ...
Doctor
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Orphanage's director
Toma Vaskeviciute ...
Nora - young
Justas Tertelis ...
Ben - young
Sarunas Puidokas ...
Saver
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Hotel owner
Regina Janina Kazlauskaite ...
Cleaning lady
Anne Jennings-Tauciene ...
Singer
Adomas Morkunas ...
Boy
Mantas Mieliauskas ...
Priest - young
Raimondas Paskevicius ...
Ambulance doctor
Ieva Anskaitiene ...
Ticket seller
Aleksas Celamanskas ...
Security
Zivile Sukackiene ...
Dancer 1
Dovile Zabarskaite ...
Dancer 2
Audrone Gailiute ...
Dancer 3

Directed by

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Maris Martinsons

Written by

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Maris Martinsons ... (writer)
 
Raimondas Paskevicius ... (writer)

Produced by

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Zivile Gallego ... producer
Violeta Kilsauskiene ... executive producer
Linda Krukle ... producer
Maris Martinsons ... producer
Peter J. McCarthy ... co-producer
Ramunas Skikas ... executive producer

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Andrius Mamontovas ... (original music by)

Cinematography by

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Gints Berzins

Film Editing by

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Maris Martinsons

Editorial Department

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Justas Cipkus ... assistant editor / post-production coordinator

Production Design by

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Edita Valaite

Costume Design by

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Jolanta Rimkute

Makeup Department

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Inga Raslanaité ... key hair stylist / key makeup artist

Production Management

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Tomas Malanavicius ... production manager
Alisa Mulina ... assistant production manager
Sean Nolan ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Madara Dislere ... first assistant director
Rasa Rimkute ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Vaidotas Caika ... property master
Arunas Cepulis ... assistant art director
Aurelijus Gaidelionis ... assistant property master
Arturas Kmitas ... assistant property master

Sound Department

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Jonas Maksvytis ... sound engineer
Arturas Pugaciauskas ... re-recording mixer / sound director
Vytautas Zekonis ... sound mixer

Special Effects by

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Anatolij Afanasjev ... special effects technician
Darius Cicenas ... special effects supervisor
Gintaras Tamulevicius ... special effects technician

Stunts

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Jackie Kennedy ... stunts
Zydrunas Kinderis ... stunts
Audrius Stelmokaitis ... stunts
Jonas Tamulevigius ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Roland Adamson ... focus puller
Algimantas Babravicius ... still photographer (as Algis Babravicius)
Marius Blazys ... video assistant
Kaspars Cirsis ... assistant camera
Paulius Gasiunas ... photographer
Maris Grabovskis ... loader
Vytaitas Gudlevicius ... key grip
Leonid Gunovic ... electrician
Zdislav Jagelo ... electrician
Catherine Keating ... assistant light
Sarunas Klabys ... crane grip
Marik Korvin-Petrovskij ... grip
Vitalij Kutko ... electrician
Karolis Stankus ... video assistant
Andrejs Verhoustinskis ... camera operator
Ivan Warner ... assistant light
Darius Zolmonas ... gaffer

Casting Department

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Andrius Paulavicius ... casting
Simona Smirnovaite ... casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Milda Petruzyte ... assistant costume designer

Music Department

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Arturas Pugaciauskas ... music mixer

Other crew

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Vidmantas Asvydis ... production assistant
Inga Jasulaityte ... production assistant
Nedas Juskevicius ... production assistant
Povilas Kolgovas ... production assistant
Loreta Liesyté ... script supervisor
Denis Micura ... production assistant
Ruta Navickaite ... assistant production accountant
Simona Smirnovaite ... production coordinator
Mindaugas Sruogis ... production assistant
Ieva Veiveryte ... production assistant
Martina Zimkute ... production assistant

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Plot Summary

A Priest in Ireland meets a woman Valda from his native Lithuania only to find out her mysterious identity is closely connected with a darkest secret of his past. Desperate for a better life Valda left Lithuania for Ireland, hoping to find a new purpose in life but failed to fulfill a promise to come back she made to her son Paul. Now Paul is adopted by a childless Nora, ex-wife of the desperate businessman Ben, whose life is falling from his hands. Caught in a struggle with her husband's mistress Laima, she must fight not only for her firm but also for the custody of a child who now is her only hope in life. From acclaimed Latvian director Maris Martinsons comes a dramatic story developing in two countries, connected with each other by vast migration after the fall of Soviet Union, and six people whose destiny is bond in more than one way after tragic accident which happened more than two decades ago. Written by Linda Krukle

Taglines If you can't change your past, change your future! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Netektis (Lithuania)
  • Loss (World-wide, English title)
  • Потери (Russia)
Runtime
  • 96 min
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