The Year Before the War

Direction
Year 
2021
Country
  • Latvia 
  • Czech Republic 
Duration
116min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

Stylized as silent cinema, the film connects political and philosophical extremes of 1913 in a story of a young man participating at the creation of a new world. This mysterious adventurer, who was known as Peter the Lett, gets involved in a tragicomic and surreal race from a routine clerk job and a romantic passion in Riga to preparation of the world revolution in Vienna, psychoanalysis at Freud’s salon and seduction of Mata Hari in Paris.

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  • Original title
    Rok před válkou
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Dāvis Sīmanis
  • DOP
    Andrejs Rudzāts
  • Editing
    Anna Johnson Ryndová
  • Music
    Faustas Latenas
  • Sound
    Saulius Urbanavičius
  • Duration
    116 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
    2021
  • Country
    • Latvia
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Rotterdam IFF 2021
    • Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival POFF 2021
    • Cottbus IFF 2021
    • Camerimage 2021
    • Atlantida IFF 2021
    • Cairo IFF Arab Critics' Awards 2021
    • Riga IFF 2021
    • Sundsvall IFF 2021
    • European Union Film Festival Canada 2021
    • Malatya IFF 2021

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