I Was Max

Aš buvau Maksas

Max goes on a date with another guy, Tadas, whom he met online. Max feels uncomfortable and timid so Tadas decides to act on his own initiative. He tries to get to know Max as they embark on a night ride around the city but Max is evasive of talking about himself. Max feels torn between his feelings and Tadas’ pressure. Eventually he breaks down and reveals his true identity.

Information

Year
2021
Genre
Fiction
Duration
21'
Production country
Lithuania
Dialogues
Lithuanian

Team

Producer
Laura Vrubliauskaitė
Script
Lukas Kacinauskas
Cinematography
Meida Lileikytė
Editing
Lukas Kacinauskas
Sound designer
Mindaugas Juška
Cast
Šarūnas Zenkevičius, Matas Dirginčius
Production company
Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy

Contacts

Marija Razgutė, M-Films

Director's biography

Lukas Kacinauskas

Lukas Kacinauskas (born in 1992) is an up-and-coming film director and screenwriter. Before taking up film directing, he started out as an actor. He obtained a BA in Film Directing at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2020 and continues his studies in the MA programme. His debut film “I Was Max” is currently on its way to major European film festivals.

Filmography

I Was Max / Aš buvau Maksas (2021, short fiction)