2012 /

The Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies

120 min.  –  Feature film  –  120 min., color, 35mm  –  2012 ,   STUDIO ULJANA KIM
Director : Algimantas Puipa
Cinematographer : Viktoras Radzevičius
Music : Tomas Kutavičius
Production designer : Algirdas Garbačiauskas
Costume designer : Agnė Rimkutė
Editing director : Ričardas Matačius
Producer : Uljana Kim, Kristijonas Puipa
Cast : Janina Lapinskaitė, Vytautas Balsys, Joana Čižauskaitė, Giedrė Giedraitytė, Elzė Gudavičiūtė, Miglė Polikevičiūtė, Genovaitė Ciplinskaitė

Main heroine of the story is Monika—fifty-year-old wife of the lawyer. Her life's turning point was unexpected event—car accident, and prostitute, which was injured in it, later committed suicide in hospital. Sudden encounter with the woman of such fate has a sequel. While her husband is on business trip, Monika takes home and is trying to look after three prostitutes deported from Germany.                                       
This custody eventually turns into the revaluation of her life events. Divorce, unexpected fates of her wards, finally, car accident, in which Monika is injured, is already a beginning of her new life—“Life after Life”.

Lithuanian Film Academy Awards “Silver Crane'2012” for the best full-feature, best director, best leading actress, best supporting actress


The Open Film Festival of CIS countries and Baltic states        “Kinoshock’2012” (Russia) – Prize for the Best Leading Actress 


Truskavets International Television Film Festival (Ukraine) – the main prize