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Three Baltic Love Stories: Vytautas and Juozas. Lithuanian Autumn 1991 (1992)

Original title: Balti armastuslood: Vytautas ja Juozas. Leedu sügis 1991

Feature film | Melodrama | Drama Duration 36:00

Lithuanian autumn. A young man studying in a Catholic seminary stands at the crossroads of his life: he has to decide whether to choose serving the God or living civil life. His uncle, a priest, tries to explain the young man the meaning of religious love, but leaves the decision making open for him. The young man meets an Estonian girl who takes part in striptease performances. The young couple decides to leave their former life; however, destiny has its own way.

Director: Peeter Urbla

Keywords: naked man | skinny-dipping | emotional confusion | losing one's peace of mind | dance hall of a hotel | hotel room | divine love | cemetery | Catholics | Catholic seminary | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Filminor (Finland), Exitfilm
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Feature film, Short
Genre Melodrama, Drama
Text / Dialogue Lithuanian, Estonian, English, Russian
Duration 36:00


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Producer Heikki Takkinen
Director Peeter Urbla
Screenwriter Peeter Urbla | Heikki Mäkelä | Heikki Takkinen
Cinematographer Jukka Lampinen
Art Director Algridas Bružas
Costume Designer Algridas Bružas | Daiva Petrulyte
Composer Igor Garšnek | Olav Ehala
Sound Designer Jussi Väntänen | Kyösti Väntänen
Editor Elgi Oras | Iivi Ulvik
Managing Director Valdas Jakniunas


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Juri Vorobjov - Vene sõdur | Sergei Vartšuk - Vene sõdur

First releases

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  • on television: 12.08.1997, ETV, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 1993, San Remo International Film Festival (Italy), Italy
  • on television: aprill 1992, YLE, Finland

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, San Remo Film Festival (Italy), 1993
  • Participation, Rouen Nordic Film Festival (France), 1994
  • Participation, Göteborg Film Festival (Sweden), 1994

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm