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by Kristijonas Vildziunas


It is 1989, the final year of the Soviet era in Vilnius. Eighteen-year old buddies establish the Seneca’s Fellowship. Its mottos is, “Live each day as if it was your last.” A love triangle breaks up the fellowship right at the time the nation experiences an exceptional sense of community via the Baltic Chain. Twenty-five years later, the main character, who appears to be accompanied by good luck at first glance, is disillusioned with himself. He has betrayed the ideals of his youth and became a cold observer of life. Life forces him to open up his own Pandora’s box.

international title: Seneca's Day
original title: Senekos diena
country: Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Kristijonas Vildziunas
film run: 106'
cast: Ina Marija Bartaitė, Dainius Gavenonis, Elžbieta Latėnaitė, Mait Malmsten
cinematography by: Audrius Kemežys
film editing: Danielius Kokanauskis
art director: Galius Klicius
costumes designer: Agnė Rimkutė
producer: Uljana Kim
co-producer: Riina Sildos, Roberts Vinovskis
production: Amrion, Studio Locomotive
backing: Lithuanian Film Centre, Eurimages, Estonian Film Institute, Cultural Endowment of Estonia, National Film Centre of Latvia

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