THE LIVING HEROES (1959)


THE LIVING HEROES

GYVIEJI DIDVYRIAI

Directed by Arūnas Žebriūnas, Balys Bratkauskas, Vytautas Žalakevičius, Marijonas Giedrys
1959 / 80 min / Lithuanian Film Studio

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Original version: Lithuanian
Subtitles: English

Written by Marijonas Giedrys, Vytautas Žalakevičius, Algimantas Čekuolis, Henrikas Šablevičius
Cinematography by Donatas Pečiūra, Robertas Verba, Algirdas Araminas, Viktoras Kriaunevičius, Jonas Gricius, Algimantas Mockus, Algirdas Šimkus
Music by Eduardas Balsys
Cast:  Eduardas Čepulis, Regina Zdanavičiūtė, Kazimieras Vitkus, Nijolė Narijauskaitė, Nerijus Narkis, Vytautas Buizys, Gediminas Pauliukaitis, Balys Bratkauskas, Živilė Jakelaitytė, Bronius Babkauskas, Leonidas Milašauskas, Valentinas Taujanskas, Antanas Gabrėnas, Steponas Kosmauskas, Vladas Jurkūnas

 

Four novels, portraying kids in different Lithuania’s epochs: before the war, during the war, after the war and 50s. From the little Juozukas is forced to go to work to the neighbourhood farmers we move to the little Laima, who lives by the lake and suddenly meets a soldier. This film was shown at International Karlovy Vary Film Festival.