Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

Vogelfrei

  • Janis Kalejs, Gatis Smits, Janis Putnins, Anna Viduleja /
  • Latvia /
  • 2007 /
  • 95 mins

Igors Suhoverhovs, Karlis Spravniks, Ints Teterovskis, Liubomiras Lauciavicius

One life. Four chapters. Four directors.

This elegant, funny, richly satisfying portmanteau film from Latvia sees four talented directors take on the childhood, adolescence, adulthood and old age of one character. As he grows and changes, some quirks and obsessions remain the same, including his strange affinity with birds (the title refers to the start of birdhunting season). With each filmmaker maintaining the mood but bringing his or her own cast to the story, this is a triumphant formal experiment.

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