A City by the River

A City by the River (Pilsēta pie upes/Piļsāta pi upis), dir. Viestur Kairish, 110′, Latvia, 2020

The film tells about a sign-painter who, owing to his occupation, has to participate in decoration of all the regimes. It is a film about the ability to stick to one’s principles without betraying anyone. The story encompasses the period of time from late 1930s till the end of the Second World War.

A tragicomedy about the ultimate triumph of human virtues in the face of systematic, institutional inhumanity.

National Premiere January 15, 2020

Scriptwriter Viestur Kairish
Cinematographer Gints Bērziņš
Production Designer Ieva Jurjāne
Main Cast Dāvis Suharevskis, Gundars Āboliņš, Agnese Cīrule, Juozas Budraitis, Brigita Cmuntova
Producer Guntis Trekteris

Production Company
Ego Media
Baznīcas iela 8-3, Rīga LV 1010, Latvija
Tel: +371 6729 1720

Supported by
National Film Centre of Latvia