Previous Work
Asian Project Market, Baltic Event, When East Meets West
Dawn

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Dawn (Ausma)

Directed by Laila Pakalniņa

  • Estonia, Latvia, Poland 2015; 90 min
  • Original version: Latvian
  • Genre: Docufiction
    • Best Cinematography - Tallinn Black Nights FF

  • From the director of INSECT NIGHT presented at Asian Project Market
    From the director of INSECT NIGHT presented at Baltic Event
    From the director of INSECT NIGHT presented at When East Meets West

Synopsis

Young pioneer Janis is inspired by the opportunities that have come to their village together with the creation of the collective farm "Dawn". For him the picture is clear – there are those who are right and fair, the so-called "red", the representatives of a new order who came to their musty world together with the Soviet government and the communists, and there are bad or "white" – those who do not accept this new and bright life. Janis’ father, a kulak, strongly opposes and prevents the creation of the collective farm, which means he is against the happy tomorrow and little Janis makes his major life choice: he betrays his father, telling the authorities about his unjust activities.

Production

  • HARGLA COMPANY

    Laila Pakalnina 

  • MIRACLE WORKER

     

  • STARON FILM

     

  • DIGITAALNE SPUTNIK