Emilia.Breaking Free is a suspense drama about the fight for freedom in Soviet-repressed Lithuania - in a society where a more satiated life seems more important than honour, a clear ... See full summary »
Radio Free Europe, BBC, and Voice of America can only rarely get through the Iron Curtain and Soviet mufflers to Lithuania, a country torn by a war between the local resistance movement and... See full summary »
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The story about one man- an artist and an intellectual- who was imprisoned by two brutal regimes, the Nazis and the Soviets. 'The Professor' is a man who lives by his own personal version ... See full summary »
The film is set in Lithuania after the Second World War. It shows dramatic events in a small Lithuanian farming community, where people are split between the Soviets and the "brothers in ... See full summary »
This movie leaves lasting impressions of the beauty of nature, art, music and love
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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