In Kaliningrad two Lithuanian boys meet two Russian girls. They have difficulties in finding places where they can sleep together. But this is the only problem they do solve. All four justly feel miserable because their lives are meaningless.
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¿Es en serio? No es una buena película. Típico prototipo fílmico que gustaba a la crítica europea por aquel entonces. Sujetos subalternos, estética minimalista, escasos diálogos. Una trama que no se expresa por el hecho de que no emprende contenido. Solo son síntomas y quejidos los que se manifiestan. Lo único a rescatar, la última escena, digna despedida a lo Michael Snow.
Was the lack of sugar really the reason not to drink the coffee? Neither the figures' feelings nor their motivations were comprehensible for me. The movie left a boring impression and wasn't even pleasant to look at because of the 4:3 format.
Despite the film's extremely slow-paced movement and its apparent emotional coldness, Sharunas Bartas achieves the goal of creating an anguished portrait of loneliness and incomunication, following the contemplative path established by Antonioni and Akerman.