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The Bus

Laila Pakalnina | 58' | 2005 | Lettonie
Autobuss (Latvia)

The Tallinn-Kaliningrad bus crosses three borders during one night: Estonian-Latvian, Latvian-Lithuanian, and Lithuanian Russian. It drives on the territories of four countries. Its passengers need to use four different currencies to pay for toilets or buy sandwiches during the journey. The film analizes the peculiar nature of this situation. During the Soviet times there were no borderguards on this route. And now, when the three Baltic States have joined the EU, history has turned again.


Laila Pakalnina


Laila Pakalnina
Acuba Film Production
Arko Okk
Pertti Veijalainen
Era Film
Rasa Miskinyte