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We Will Riot (2013)

Not Rated | | Drama, Music | 25 September 2013 (Lithuania)
Luke is an up-and-coming DJ from an affluent New York family with a Lithuanian father and an African-American mother. When Luke hears from an estranged grandmother in Lithuania, he defies ... See full summary »

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Romas Zabarauskas
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Credited cast:
Ebeneezer Nii Sowah Ebeneezer Nii Sowah ... Luke
Beata Tiskevic Beata Tiskevic ... Marta
Sarunas Zenkevicius Sarunas Zenkevicius ... Andy
Olita Dautartaite Olita Dautartaite ... Grandma
Sakalas Uzdavinys ... Mayor
Juste Arlauskaite-Jazzu Juste Arlauskaite-Jazzu ... Secretary
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tyler Alterman Tyler Alterman ... Hot Guy
Giedrius Arbaciauskas Giedrius Arbaciauskas ... Shop Owner
Greta Babarskaita Greta Babarskaita ... Extravagant Girl
Josif Baliukevic Josif Baliukevic ... Policeman
Genn Bo Genn Bo ... Self
Lucinda Carr ... Mother
Dusty Childers ... Self
Sandra Dauksaite-Petrulene ... Hot Girl
Justas Fresh Justas Fresh ... Self
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Luke is an up-and-coming DJ from an affluent New York family with a Lithuanian father and an African-American mother. When Luke hears from an estranged grandmother in Lithuania, he defies his parents and decides to visit this far-away country, flying straight to the capital city Vilnius. He falls in love with the city, a rebellious girl called Marta, and the local music scene - the beatmakers - promoted by an aggressive gay manager, Andy. Luke's grandma's connections get him a deal with the municipality to become the manager of a new nightclub, and he takes up the challenge... but the deal turns out to be poisoned, forcing Luke to rebel in ways he never imagined. Written by Anonymous

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lithuania | new york | politics | lgbt | See All (4) »

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A film about beats, love, friendship, and the system that destroys it all

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Drama | Music

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Not Rated
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The filmmakers raised $10,129 on Kickstarter.com to shoot the first 10 minutes of the film in New York. See more »

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reality in the country loads of problems, but few of them extremely important for Democratic EU Country
26 October 2013 | by my-i-poolSee all my reviews

Having feelings, talent, bravery, understanding of beauty, etc. the Director transfer them to the movie 'We Will Riot"! Very specific, unique elements of Lithuanian culture was shown to the audience in it good perspective. Crystallising the bad elements in Lithuania: RACISM, HOMOPHOBIA, CORRUPTION is not unique, but radically different from a 'normal' scale in Western Culture. I was glad to support $2 watching this movie guessing that it created by a person experienced these feelings from very deep inside! This movie, that makes me think after and proud of everyone who was involved creating it! Hope that you will not SKIP this and will watch this movie and will try to understand from these people point of view? or if you already seen it together with UNDERSTAND it PLEASE make your review, too.


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English | Lithuanian

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25 September 2013 (Lithuania) See more »

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Streikas See more »

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Naratyvas See more »
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1.85 : 1
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