2007 /

Grandpa and Grandma

28 min.  –  Documentary  –  28 min., color, Beta CAM  –  2007 ,   VG studio
Director : Giedrė Beinoriūtė
Screenplay : Giedrė Beinoriūtė
Animator : Gabrielė Baltrušaitytė
Music : Indrė Stakvilė
Editing director : Marius Kavaliauskas
Computer graphics : Mažvydė Kokanauskienė

The documentary is based on a true life story of director’s grandparents who were exiled to Siberia by Soviets in 1948. The visual basis of the film consists of extant family photographs together with national archive material and animation inserts. It’s an intimate archetypical fairytale-like film about strength of human mind.

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Awards:

Lithuanian Cinematographers Union award for the Best Lithuanian documentary 2007

The 1st prize at IFF “Stupeni” ( Kijev, ), section “Human rights”, 2007.

Special prize at IFF “Listapad” ( Minsk , Belorusia), 2007

Special prize for the innovative documentary at Eurofest ( Montreal, ), 2008

The 2nd prize at Vilnius Documentary Film Festival, Baltic Films competition ( Vilnius, ), 2008