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Eastern Drift

Eastern Drift · dir. Šarūnas Bartas
Lithuania, France, Russia 2010, 111’


06/27, 22:15 · Baj Pomorski – hall A

06/28, 15:15 · Baj Pomorski – hall A


Genia does business with the Russian mafia. When he decides to leave Lithuania and go to the West with his girlfriend, he takes a last trip to Moscow to collect his money back. While in Moscow, he ties up strongly with Sasha, a long-time mistress and a beautiful high-class prostitute. Together, they embark upon a manhunt after Genia shoots dead a Russian godfather and a cop...

In 2010 film was awarded as the best full-length feature film at Lithuanian National Film Awards Silver Crane. The same year Eastern Drift was named the best Baltic film at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.

Director:Šarūnas Bartas
Screenplay:Šarūnas Bartas
Music:Alexander Zekke
Cinematography:Audrius Kemežys, Dmitri Ermakov
Editing:Danielius Kokanauskis
Cast:Klavdia Koršunova, Šarūnas Bartas, Eliza Sednaoui, Erwan Ribard

Šarūnas Bartas (born in 1964) — Lithuanian film director, one of the most outstanding representatives of cinematographers. He is a graduate of the Moscow Film School (VGIK). He made his directorial debut with his diploma film, the short documentary Tofolaria and mediocre-length film For the Remembrance of Last Day (1989). The author further “purified” the specific cinema language in the full-length film Three Days (1991), which was awarded the prize of oicumene committee at Berlin Film Festival in 1992, and FIPRESCI Prize for the originality of the style. Film The Corridor (1994) was shown at International Berlin Film Festival; Few of Us (1995) and Home (1997) shown in Cannes Film Festival, in the program Other Point.