2000 /


94 min.  –  Feature film  –  94 min., 35 mm, color, "Studio Kinema" (Lithuania), "Gemini films" (France), "Madragora filmes" (Portugal)  –  2000

Like everyone taking up the illegal business they didn’t expect to get caught there. Unfortunatelly, the coast patrol crew didn’t distiguish between refugees, drug dealers or just passengers. All of them found themselves under the fire. Only few of them escaped. Searched by the police they remainded on the coast  without food and money and with little chance to survive.

Festivals/ awards:


Premiere – Venice film festival, 2000, awarded with the special prize Cinema Avvenire;

Prize of Lithuanian filmmakers union, 2000

International TV and Film forum „Together“ in Yalta, . Award for the visual solution of the year, 2001;

Lithuanian National Prize for Culture and Arts to the director Šarūnas Bartas, 2001


International cinema forum “Arsenal”, Riga, , 2000

International Thoronto film festival, 2000

International Sao Paulo film festival, 2000

International Stokholm film festival, , 2000

International London film festival, , 2000

International Belgrad film festival, , 2000

International TV and film forum „Together“ in Yalta, , 2000

International Rotherdam film festival, contest, Holand, 2001

International Triest film festival , , 2001