• Director

    Aleksandrs Mirskis

  • Country, Year, Length

    Latvia, 2018, 112 min

  • Category

    Feature Narrative

  • Format

    Digital (screening) – HD Full MP4 (shooting)

  • Festival Year



Cast: Mischenko Vasiliy, Vitaliy Maksimov, Aleksandrs Mirskis, Arnis Licitis, Vita Balciunaite
Crew: Producers: Aleksandrs Mirskis – Screenwriters: Aleksandrs Mirskis

NKVD arrested the captain of the Soviet army Gutman. He is accused of cowardice, betrayal and treason – the USSR. He is waiting for execution. Responding to questions from the NKVD investigator, Gutman recalls what happened to him a week before his arrest – he could not shoot at his childhood friend, now officer Wafen SS, he forbade shooting prisoner legionnaires, he met his first love and series of the different events, revealing the real reasons and characters which help to remain a human being in the war. Realizing his death by firing squad is inevitable, at the end of the interrogation, he accused the Soviet authorities of the Latvian inhabitans’ genocide.

Born in 1964, Lithuania, Vilnius. 1981 – 68 Riga Secondary school 1986 – Kaunas Technical University. Engineer- builder. 1989 – 1990 – SA service. Senior lieutenant. 1990 – 2001 – supervisor of works, senior engineer, director, General director of Building Company 2001 – 2005 – Major of Riga assistant 2006 – 2009 –Member of Latvian Parliament 2004 – 2009 – Parachuting Latvian Team – captain. 707 personal parachuting jumps. 2009 – 2014 – Member of European Parliament 2014 – Producer, kino company „Historical Museum” director Music composer and author, more then 100 songs.