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Baltic Tribes (2018)

Baltu Ciltis (original title)
These are religious rituals, magical and true, the Battle of Saule, the Crusaders battles, our ancestors fiery battles for the free land. Who were the last pagans of Europe and who did they believe?
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kaspars Anins Kaspars Anins ... Lars
Kristaps Bedritis Kristaps Bedritis ... Kursaitis
Lauma Balode ... Estonian slave
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carl Biorsmark Carl Biorsmark ... Narrator (voice)
Arnis Hagendorfs Arnis Hagendorfs
Kristaps Lukasevics Kristaps Lukasevics
Janis Pantelejevs Janis Pantelejevs
Andris Roze Andris Roze ... Oeselian blacksmith
Marija Skangale ... Narrator (voice)
Janis Skutelis Janis Skutelis ... Monk
Guna Zarina Guna Zarina ... Narrator (voice)
Kaspars Znotins Kaspars Znotins ... Narrator (voice)
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"The Baltic Tribes" is a story about the last pagans of Europe. Together with the main character, Danish spy Lars, you will experience the 13th century pagan life, taking part in religious rites and cruel forays, getting high during the summer solstice, becoming the slave of Cours and finally - fighting the crusaders in the Battle of Saule. The docudrama overthrows the myths of the Baltic people as just peaceful farmers, and questions, how little we know about the blood that runs in our veins.

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Someone was building Rome, some were running naked in the woods
27 February 2020 | by JacobSpoSee all my reviews

One of the worst movies I've seen in my whole life. 0 dialogues, only the narrator (watched it in lithuanian) who's voice is awful. Even the sound effects aren't timed right (e.g. footsteps). Non-existent, unnoticeable story which lead you to seperate scenes/pictures. Some infamous facts about pagans weren't mentioned and the narrator felt like he was trying his best to make you love these tribes. It's like you were pushed to it.

I am from the Baltic region myself and in my opinion there isn't a single thing in this "civilization" which fascinates me. The fact that we accepted Christianity so late shouldn't be a brag.


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Country:

Latvia

Language:

Latvian

Release Date:

16 May 2018 (Latvia) See more »

Also Known As:

Baltic Tribes: The Last Pagans of Europe See more »

Filming Locations:

Kazu grava, Vidzeme, Latvia See more »

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Budget:

EUR500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$26,366
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