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Rolanda Kalnina aizliegtas filmas
Rolands Kalnins' Forbidden Films (SKU #6016)

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  • Akmens un šķembas (Stone and Flinders, 1966)
    20 years after WWII former friends Ričards, Jānis and Antra, whose fates were irreversibly and tragically affected by the war, the need to choose sides, and by betrayal, meet again. With the present day interweaving with memories, their paths, experiences and convictions are revealed

    Četri balti krekli (Four White Shirts, 1967)
    The film phenomenon that, although banned and “shelved” for 20 years, lived on in legend and through the songs that Imants Kalniņš had composed for the film. Middle-aged cultural worker Anita Sondore feels that the song lyrics of the young poet Cēzars Kalniņš, as sung by a youth ensemble, are inappropriate. She writes a letter of complaint to the newspaper, thus setting in motion the system of censorship.

    Piejūras klimats (Maritime Climate, 1974)
    The R. Kalniņš’ film most damaged by censorship – work on this project was stopped and most of the material was destroyed Ēriks, Harijs and Guntis work for a gas company. On the beach Ēriks passes himself off to be the main engineer to pretty girl Daina. It later turns out that the girl is the gas company’s newest engineer. Ēriks and Daina meet up in an amateur theatre production to play the roles of Cleopatra and Anthony.
  • In Latvian
    DVD, PAL (World format)
    PLEASE NOTE - May not play on regular American (NTSC) DVD players.
  • Riga, Latvia 2010

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