30.09. - 09.10.2021

People Out There Latvia 2012 | 90 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Aik Karapetian

Aik Karapetian (*1983) studied film directing in Riga and in Paris. He made a few prize-winning shorts. People Out There is his full-length feature debut and the first film from Latvia to be made completely in Russian.

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Jan is a Russian of about 20 who lives with his grandfather in a desolate high-rise suburb on the edge of Riga. Most of the time he hangs out with his best friend Cracker, smoking grass and getting by with petty theft. There seems no way out of the ghetto -- until one evening he falls head over heels for Sabina. She comes from very different social circles and turns Jan's life on its head. He likes the comfortable, carefree life he comes to know through her. Love and the desire for change free him from his apathy. Jan wants to achieve a social breakthrough, now or never.
Original title: Cilvēki tur
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Russian
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Aik Karapetian
Screenplay: Aik Karapetian
Cast: Ilya Scerbakov, Semen Serzin, Mikhail Razumovsky, Eduard Murashov, Viktoria Kondratenko
Producer: Roberts Vinovskis
Director of Photography: Jānis Eglītis
Music: Elviss Zants, Kristaps Krievs
Production Design: Henrijs Deičmanis
Editor: Tambet Tasuja
Sound: 0
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Format: HDCam
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Production: Locomotive Productions


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