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Seneca's Day (2016)

It is 1989, the final year of the Soviet era in Vilnius. Eighteen-year old buddies establish the Seneca's Fellowship. Its mottos is, "Live each day as if it was your last." 25 years later, ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Janina Antaneliene Janina Antaneliene ... Juozapas' Mother
Ina Marija Bartaité Ina Marija Bartaité ... Vakare
Pranciskus Brazdziunas Pranciskus Brazdziunas ... Povilas
Arvydas Dapsys Arvydas Dapsys ... Man with a Pumpkin
Vesta Gabstaite Vesta Gabstaite ... Simonas' Mother (as Vesta Rasa Gabsaite)
Dainius Gavenonis Dainius Gavenonis ... Simonas
Amelija Jundulaite Amelija Jundulaite ... Leonas' Friend #1
Larisa Kalpokaite Larisa Kalpokaite ... TV Show Participant
Valentin Kirejev Valentin Kirejev ... Militiaman
Neringa Krungleviciute Neringa Krungleviciute ... Punk Gal
Elzbieta Latenaite ... Asta
Emilija Latenaite-Beliauskiene Emilija Latenaite-Beliauskiene ... Zivile
Mait Malmsten Mait Malmsten ... Vakare's Father
Inesa Marcinkeviciute Inesa Marcinkeviciute ... Young Simonas' Friend #3
Marijus Mazunas Marijus Mazunas ... Young Simonas


It is 1989, the final year of the Soviet era in Vilnius. Eighteen-year old buddies establish the Seneca's Fellowship. Its mottos is, "Live each day as if it was your last." 25 years later, one of them is disillusioned with himself. He has betrayed the ideals of his youth.

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26 August 2016 (Estonia) See more »

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Official submission of Lithuania for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 89th Academy Awards in 2017. See more »

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11 August 2017 | by Goras89See all my reviews

Seneca's Day is the fourth feature film by K. Vildziunas. Previous works by the director, "Lease Contract", "I Am You", "When I Hang you", These films featured in dozens of world festivals, including the most famous international Venice, Cannes festivals The action is on the eve of the restoration of Lithuania's Independence and today. Several eighteen years ago, the Seneca Society was founded in the last years of Soviet rule, whose members' motto "Live every day as if it were the last". According to director film is about the ability to overcome inertia, about the efforts to perceive hope in everyday life, despite grievances, losses and fears. music group "North Direction", one of the leaders of which was K. Vildziunas, was organized specially for the recordings of this film's soundtrack. songs, created in 1986 - 1989. The film will feature the work of the famous Estonian composer Arvo Pärt "Pari Intervallo"

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