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What If.. (2015)

Luftschloss (original title)
1991, Riga Latvia. Lena, a child of divorced parents, escapes from home in the middle of the night when she is fed up with her fathers drinking habits. That's when her journey back home begins.

Director:

Olga Dinnikova

Writer:

Olga Dinnikova

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sofija Stavinskaya Sofija Stavinskaya ... Lena
Dana Cernecova Dana Cernecova ... Mother
Andrej Lavrinec Andrej Lavrinec ... Father
Girts Kesteris Girts Kesteris ... Mother's Boyfriend
Anatolij Fechin Anatolij Fechin ... Father's Friend
Sara Stavinskaya Sara Stavinskaya ... Little Lena
Andrej Jakunin Andrej Jakunin ... Man in the car
Lyudmila Golubeva ... Old Lady
Adam Kaupuzh Adam Kaupuzh ... Older Boy
Timofej Oniscuk Timofej Oniscuk ... Younger Boy
Pasha Kashkin Pasha Kashkin ... Rapper
Dmitrij Jerjomin Dmitrij Jerjomin ... Youngster 1
Vitaly Yasinsky Vitaly Yasinsky ... Youngster 2
Raimond Blagov Raimond Blagov ... Youngster 3
Bite Bite ... The Dog
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Storyline

1991, Riga Latvia, time of the perestroika. The nine-year-old Lena is a child of divorced parents. Her parents separated when she was still very small. Since then they didn't exchange a single word, their last connection is Lena. Her father is a drinker and her mother tries to renew her love life. When Lena is fed up with her drunk father she escapes from home and strolls through the nocturnal Riga. That's when Lena's journey back home begins. Written by Olga Dinnikova (Translation-Andrea Schlatter)

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Genres:

Short | Drama | Family

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Country:

Switzerland | Latvia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

8 October 2015 (Switzerland) See more »

Also Known As:

What If.. See more »

Filming Locations:

Riga City, Latvia See more »

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Budget:

CHF93,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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