STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN
LAIPTAI Į DANGŲ
Based on the Mykolas Sluckis’ novel, the film tells the story of a dramatic and painful reality of the post-war Lithuania. Starting with young couple walking in ruins of Vilnius oldtown, action moves in the village Žvirbliūnai. Ramunės Indriūnaitės family is in tense situation – Ramunė’s father Petras is hiding her brother from partizans and from Soviet militia. Young writer Jaunius follows Ramunė to her hometown, what he finds there disturbs him deeply. Raimondas Vabalas creates multilayered characters and conveys atmosphere full of fear and disappointment.