Summer Survivors
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Festival in Media
Section: Baltic Countries
Country: Lithuenia 
Year: 2018

Summer Survivors

91 minutes/color

 

Description:

Summer Survivors is a road film, where a psychologist Indre is ordered to take two young patients - Paulius and Juste - to a psychiatric hospital in a seaside town. Indre is a psychology post graduate who has difficulties communicating people herself, Paulius suffers from bipolar disorder and his mood is shifting, Juste is being treated after a suicide attempt, but she refuses to admit she needs help. Travelling together makes them closer to each other, but will this help them to survive?

 

Director: Marija Kavtaradze

Screenplay: Marija Kavtaradze

Cinematographer: Laurynas Bareiša, Vytautas Katkus

Editing: Domas Petronis

Costume designer: Fausta Naujale

Music: Domas Strupinskas

Producer: Marija Razgute

 

Cast:

Indre Patkauskaite, Paulius Markevicius, Gelmine Glemzaite, Sarunas Zenkevicius

 

Production:

M-Films, Afterschool

World sales:

Heretic Outreach

 

 

Marija Kavtaradze

Marija Kavtaradze was born in Vilnius, Lithuania. She studied film directing at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. She has directed the short films Youngblood (2013), Normal People Don’t Explode Themselves (2013), and Igloo (2015). Summer Survivors is her debut feature.

 

Filmography:

2010 Paskutinis zmogus, su kuriuo as kalbejau (Short)

2013 Normal People Don't Explode Themselves (Short)

2013 Youngblood (Short)

2014 Man Dvim Keli (Short)

2014 Parketo skutejai (Short)

2015 Igloo (Short)

2018 Summer Survivors