1995 /

The Corridor

80 min.  –  Feature film  –  80 min., 35 mm, black and white, "Studio Kinema”, WDR, TV Ventures (Germany)  –  1995
Director : Šarūnas Bartas
Screenplay : Šarūnas Bartas
Cinematographer : Vladas Naudžius, Rimvydas Leipus
Editing director : Mingailė Murmulaitienė
Cast : Mantvydas Janeliūnas, Daiva Kšivickienė, Šarūnas Bartas, Viacheslav Amirhanian, Katerina Golubeva

In this film, unusual narrative techniques and thematics structures are combined to produce an associative mosaic of remembered and current fragments of experience. Images of lost but also passionately sough - after bonds: an apocalyptic world in which time, logic and a general sense of values appear to dissolve. The film creates the atmosphere of a corridor between yesterday and today containing many doors - but where they lead nobody knows…


1995 - 45 Internationale Filmestspiele Berlin, Panorama; Cannes , Market; Int.  Thessaloniki Film Fest.-  Competition; Festival Internazionale Cinema Giovani (Turin, ) -  Competition (CICAE Award); V’iennale -  Competition (FIPRESZI Award);  Stockholm Int. Film Fest;  Oslo Film Fest.

1996 - Int. Film Fest. Rotterdam; Karlovy Vary Int. Film Fest; Int. Film Forum “Arsenals” (Riga); “Kinoshok” (Anapa); Gdansk Fest; L’Alternativa (Barcelona , Spain).

1997 - Grenzland Filmtage (Germany); Anthology Film Archives in New York - Retrospective; Die Film Fest.(France); Alpe Adria Cinema - Incontri Con Il Cinema Dell’Europa Centro - Orientale (Italy), etc.