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by Juris Kursietis


the story of Modris, a seventeen-year-old who, though he seems at first glance no different from the rest of the teenagers in his small Latvian town, has already developed a debilitating addiction to slot machines. His obsession fuels an ongoing conflict with his mother, who can't stop reminding Modris that his father is incarcerated, irresponsible, no good to anyone, and surely the source of the bad genes that have led Modris astray.

international title: Modris
original title: Modris
country: Latvia, Germany, Greece
sales agent: Pluto Film
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Juris Kursietis
film run: 98'
screenplay: Juris Kursietis
cast: Kristers Pikša, Rezija Kalnina
cinematography by: Bogumił Godfrejów
film editing: Yorgos Mavropsaridis
art director: Aivars Žukovskis
music: Liga Celma-Kursiete
producer: Vicky Miha, Ingmar Trost, Juris Kursietis
production: Sutor Kolonko Filmproduktion, Boo Productions, Red Dot Media

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