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NEON SPRING (Neona pavasaris, 2022)

102 min, coming-of-age/drama

Laine is a college girl from a bland middle-class suburb in Latvia. As Laine’s father distances himself from his crumbling marriage and his family, Laine is unable to cope with the separation and discovers the edgy Riga party scene, where she falls in love with seasoned raver Gunda. Going from rave to rave, the girls journey into a drug-fuelled underworld of anarchy, freedom and exploration.

Main Cast: Marija Luīze Meļķe, Grēta Trušiņa, Gerds Lapoška, Agnese Rukšāne, Jānis Skutelis, Timotejs Pelle Kalniņš

Director: Matīss Kaža

Producers: Matīss Kaža, Dace Siatkovska, Una Celma

Writers: Marija Luīze Meļķe, Matīss Kaža

Cinematographer: Aleksandrs Grebņevs, LGC

Composer: Toms Auniņš

Editor: Paula Popmane

Sound Designer: Aleksandrs Vaicahovskis

produced by Trickster Pictures / Deep Sea Studios / Fenixfilm 



Edinburgh International Film Festival 2022 (World Premiere)

Helsinki International Film Festival "Love & Anarchy" 2022

International Film Festival of India, Goa 2022

London Baltic Film Festival 2022

International human rights film festival - This human world 2022

Festival del Cinema Europeo 2022

b2 Biennale 2022


Tallinn Baltic Event 2020 Works in Progress Award


Latvian National Film Awards "Lielais Kristaps" 2023 - 5 nominations

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