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Laiskai Sofijai (2013)

Based on a true story, the love affair between a Lithuanian genius Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis and Sofija, the woman he adored.

Director:

Robert Mullan

Writer:

Robert Mullan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Marija Korenkaite Marija Korenkaite ... Sofija Kymantaite
Rokas Zubovas Rokas Zubovas ... Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arturas Aleksejevas Arturas Aleksejevas ... Fyodor Michaelovich
Rugile Alytaite Rugile Alytaite ... Dobuzhinsky daughter
Rimvydas Ambrazevicius Rimvydas Ambrazevicius ... Dying man
Nikolaj Antonov Nikolaj Antonov ... Captain Nikolai Rostov
Saulius Balandis Saulius Balandis ... Prince Michal Oginski
Andrius Bialobzeskis Andrius Bialobzeskis ... Mstislav Dobuzhinsky
Tomas Bimbiris Tomas Bimbiris ... MK Ciurlionis (aged 17)
Rolandas Boravskis Rolandas Boravskis ... Fr.Kavaliauskas
Petras Ciurlionis Petras Ciurlionis ... Rokas Buivydas
Dmitrijus Denisiukas Dmitrijus Denisiukas ... Alexandre Benois
Nikolajus Elkana Eimutis Nikolajus Elkana Eimutis ... Stasys Ciurlionis
Romualdas Gudas ... Valdas Leonas
Janina Gudzineviciute-Radaitiene Janina Gudzineviciute-Radaitiene ... Adele Radmanaite-Ciurlioniene
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Storyline

Based on a true story, the love affair between a Lithuanian genius Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis and Sofija, the woman he adored.

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Taglines:

A Lithuanian Love Affair

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

Lithuanian | Russian

Release Date:

30 August 2013 (Lithuania) See more »

Also Known As:

Letters to Sofija See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Artbox,Gizmo Films See more »
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This movie leaves lasting impressions of the beauty of nature, art, music and love
4 July 2014 | by linele-44-530923See all my reviews

This is a well-directed movie, capturing the character complexity and feelings of the Lithuanian genius who is an extraordinary artist and composer at the same time. The love story with Sofija, who is also a remarkable and strong woman, adds to the charm of the film. The scenes showing the beauty of nature, cities and country sights from the genius' beloved country are intertwined with corresponding music and art. The viewer gets a sense that the internal light in the artist's paintings and music comes from his deep visions and feelings, influenced by childhood memories, images of forests and sea and the newly found love. Finally, the movie also manages to portray the local political context in a small country torn between bigger powers and its impact on lives of the main characters.


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