FREEDOM

2000, Drama, 35 mm, 94 min

Director: Sharunas Bartas

Screenwriter: Sharunas Bartas

DOP: Sharunas Bartas, Rimvydas Leipus

Set designer: Jurij Grigorovič

Editor: Mingailė Murmulaitienė

Sound designer: Vladimir Golovnitskij

Cast: Valentinas Masalskis, Fatima Ennaflaoui, Axel Neumann

Production companies: Studija Kinema, Gemini Films, Madragoa Filmes

Like everyove taking up the illegal business they didn't expect to get caught. Unfortunatelly, the coast patrol crew didn't distinguish between refugees, drug dealers or just passengers. All of them found themselves under the fire. Only few of them escaped. Searched by the police they remained on the coast without food and money. With a little chence to survive.

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Sharunas Bartas received Lithuanian National Culture and Art Prize for "Few of Us", "House" and "Freedom", 2001

Lithuanian Cinematographers' Union Prize, 2000

Venice International Film Festival, competition, Italy, 2000 - Cinema Avvenire Prize

Award for Visual Film Solution - International TV and Film Forum TOGETHER, Yalta, 2001

Toronto International Film Festival, 2000
Sao Paolo International Film Festival, 2000

Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden, 2000

London International Film Festival, Great Britain, 2000

Belgrade International Film Festival, Yugoslavia, 2000

International Film Forum "Arsenal", Riga, Latvia, 2000

Rotterdam International Film Festival, competition, The Netherlands, 2001

Trieste International Film Festival, Italy, 2001, etc.