Artis will once again showcase the best of Latvian and Lithuanian filmmaking of the recent years. The the screenings are free of charge and all films have Estonian and English subtitles.
THE LITTLE COMRADE
Writer-Director: Moonika Siimets
Producer: Riina Sildos
DOP: Rein Kotov
Production Designer: Jaagup Roomet
Cast: Helena-Maria Reisner, Tambet Tuisk, Eva Koldits, Liina Vahtrik, Juhan Ulfsak, Lembit Peterson, Maria Klenskaja
EFI support: 1,200,000.-
Premiere: March 23, 2018
In the midst of Stalinist tyranny, six-year-old Leelo’s mother is sent to a prison camp. Haunted by her mother’s last words telling her to be a good kid, Leelo vows to be on her best behaviour in the confusing grown-up world in the hope that it will bring her mother back.