Set in the early 1970s in Soviet-occupied Lithuania, Emilia is the story of an aspiring young actress by the same name who pursues her career in a theater torn between loyalty to the system and dreams of freedom.
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I saw a lot of people crying when the lights went on and it almost made me cry as well, as it proved once again that Lithuanian cinema is, at best, dead, but more realistically - it's non-existent, hasn't reached even the early phase of something what the world calls cinema. I suggest we stop making movies and financing them at all.
Terrible directing, screenplay, editing, sound and music design, and most of the actors don't believe in words they are supposed to say, except Severija Janušauskaitė, Tauras Čizas and the young actress Ieva Andrejevaitė.
This is one of the worst examples how to make patriotic films with a bad approach to reflect the past.