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The Fabulous World of Eastern European Cinema

by Dzimas
Films 81
Comments 21
Followers 280

It’s nice to see there is so much interest in this list. This is a highly subjective collection of movies I have seen over the last 20+ years while living in Lithuania. When I moved here in 1997, I discovered a whole new world of cinema in Eastern Europe. Lithuanian film had pretty much been obscured by Russian and Polish film, but it was wonderful to find such gems as Velnio Nuotaka (Devil’s Story), with a marvelous film score by jazz great Viačeslavas Ganelin, and Maža išpažintis (Small Confessions) which featured a young Vytautas Kernagis.

For many years, Lithuanian directors and...

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