26.9. - 5.10.2019

Return of Sergeant Lapins Latvia 2010 | 80 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Gatis Smits

Gatis Šmits (*1973) studied film in New York and is since the return to his native Latvia an important figure in the Latvian artistic and cultural scene. He works as film and theatre director.

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After recovering from an overseas mission, Krists Lapiņš moves into a quiet neighbourhood in Riga. His hopes for a new, peaceful life are disrupted when an unexpected visitor arrives one night. Krists soon finds himself in a swirl of events involving a mysterious blonde, a wannabe private detective, a bankrupt millionaire, and a rigorous cop. In this witty portrayal of modern Latvian society the absurd meets the comic and nothing is what it seems.

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Orig. Title: Seržanta Lapiņa atgriešanās
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Letvian
Section: Eurovisuell
Director: Gatis Smits
Screenplay: Jānis Nords
Cast: Andris Keišs, Guna Zariņa, Gatis Gāga, Vilis Daudziņš
Producer: Alise Ģelze
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Kārlis Lācis
Camera: Soopum Sohn
Set Designer: Aivars Žukovskis, Jānis Bijubens
Cutter: Oskars Morozs
Format: dcp
Printsource: National Film Centre of Latvia | Peitavas 10/12 | LV 1050 Riga | Latvia | Phone: +371 735 8858 | Email:
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Production: Film Studio TANKA