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Caucasus

Teklė, along with her nine-year-old daughter Ema, comes back from abroad to visit Dalia, her mother. Ema goes outside to walk her grandmothers’ dog. Immediately, after discovering that Ema went outside alone, Dalia starts searching for her. Dalia fears that something terrible might have happened to her granddaughter.

Information

Year
2018
Genre
Fiction
Duration
14'
Production country
Lithuania
Dialogues
Lithuanian

Team

Producer
Klementina Remeikaitė
Script
Laurynas Bareiša, Teklė Kavtaradzė
Cinematography
Narvydas Naujalis
Editing
Laurynas Bareiša
Sound designer
Julius Grigelionis
Cast
Vilija Grigaitytė-Klėmanienė, Teklė Kavtaradzė, Laura Sofia Buzaitė Pereira
Production company
Afterschool (LT)

Contacts

Klementina Remeikaitė

Director's biography

Laurynas Bareiša

Laurynas Bareisa (b. 1988, Lithuania) graduated in Applied Mathematics and Cinematography, and earned a MA in Film Directing (2016). He recently worked as cinematographer on the feature film Summer Survivors by Marija Kavtaradze (Toronto IFF, Discovery 2018). He directed the short films ‘By the Pool’ (Venice IFF, Orizzonti 2017) and ‘Caucasus’ (Locarno FF, Leopards of Tomorrow 2018). His newest short film ‘Dummy” premiered at Berlinale Shorts 2020. At the moment he is developing his first feature film ‘Pilgrims’ (TorinoFeatureLab 2019).

Filmography

Dembava / Dembava (2014, short fiction)
The Camel / Kupranugaris (2016, short fiction)
By The Pool / Pirtis (2017, short fiction)
Caucasus / Kaukazas (2018, short fiction)
Dummy / Atkūrimas (2020, short fiction)