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The Last Day

How would you feel if you knew your exact date of death? A time comes when every person in the world can find it out. Beloglazovai family – Kolia, Lena, their daughter Sonia and teenage son Igor live in an old house in Vilnius. Today is the day when fourteen year old Igor must die. All family members know that and in their own way are trying to deal with this burdensome waiting.

Information

Year
2017
Genre
Fiction
Duration
24'
Production country
Lithuania
Dialogues
Lithuanian, Russian

Team

Producer
Veronika Cicėnaitė
Script
Klaudija Matvejevaitė
Cinematography
Odeta Riškutė
Editing
Urtė Aškelovičiūtė, Klaudija Matvejevaitė
Sound designer
Paulius Ivanauskas
Cast
Inga Maškarina, Vidmantas Fijalkauskas, Kasparas Varanavičius, Roberta Sirgedaitė
Production company
Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LT)
Co-producer
Urtė Aškelovičiūtė
Production designer
Paulina Ružauskaitė
Casting
Jorė Janavičiūtė, Austė Urbanavičiūtė

Contacts

Urtė Aškelovičiūtė

Director's biography

Klaudija Matvejevaitė

Klaudija Matvejevaitė (b. 1995) studied Graphic Arts at the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts in 2002-2014. Her first short film The Last Day won numerous awards in Lithuanian film festivals, including European Film Forum “Scanorama” in 2017. It was also awarded by Lithuanian Film Academy for the Best Student Film of 2018. The same year Klaudija graduated from Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre with a BA in Film Directing and is currently working as a director and casting director in film and television.

Filmography

The Last Day / Paskutinė diena (2017, short fiction)
When You Cross The River / Kai perplauksi upę (2018, short fiction)
Quartz / Kvarcas (2018, short fiction)
Knock 3 Times / Pabelsk 3 kartus (2020, short fiction)