Isaac (2020)

104 min   |   Lithuanian, Russian,   

 

Producer

Stasys Baltakis

 

Director

Jurgis Mateulevicius

Cast:  Aleksas Janusauskarte, Serejija Janusauskaite, Dainius Gavenonis

A Soviet style film noir about how the murder of a Jew changed the world for ages..

 

The film starts in 1941 when the main character kills a Jew, Isaac, at the Lietukis garage massacre in Lithuania. Years later he is haunted by the images of the past and an increasing burden of guilt. The film discusses themes of friendship, love, regret and self-liberation in the difficult historical context of the Holocaust and post war Soviet era in Lithuania.

(2020)

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