THE LESSON / THE LESSON

2014, Colour, Russia, Latvia, First Films World Competition

THE LESSON

 

Production Team

Director : Andris Gauja

Screenwriter : Lauris Gundars, Andris Gauja

Cinematographer : Aleksandrs Grebnevs

Editor : Tambet Tasuja

Cast : Inga Alsina-Lasmane, Marcis Klatenbergs, Leva Apine, Liena Smukste, Marina Janaus, Andrey Smolyakov, Edgars Silins

Music : Andris Gauja

Film production and Sales : Prod.: Guna Stahovska, Andris Gauja, Riverbed Ltd.m Andrejostas Street, 4A, Riga 1045 (Lettonie), tél.: (+371) 2919 29 48, info@riverbed.lv / Horosho Prod., Ephremova Street, 20-21 Moscou (Russie), tél.: (+372) 5316 17 99, natalia@horprod.ru


 

Synopsis

A devoted teacher in a Latvian high school faces a stark choice between her personal happiness and the pressures of society.

 

Director

Born in Talsi, Latvia in 1978, Andris Gauja studied screenwriting in Riga, worked as a TV journalist and began making documentary films in 2005, among which the most significant is FAMILY INSTINCT (2010) which won Best World Feature at Silverdocs (2011), got nominated for the Best Mid-Length Documentary at IDFA (2010), and was selected for over 25 film festivals around the world. THE LESSON marks his debut in fiction features.


 

Projections

Wednesday August 27, 2014 - 07:00 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 10
Thursday August 28, 2014 - 02:30 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 10
Friday August 29, 2014 - 04:40 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 10


 

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