The Robot and The Butterfly
Young artist and mother Ieva follows her lover Vadim to a small Lithuanian town and together they create musical performance "The Robot and the Butterfly". While her daughter stays with grandparents, young artists meet creative challenges that sour their relationship. And Ieva starts questioning if her passion and art is worth sacrificing relationship with her daughter.
Writer and Director: Gailė GarnelytėCinematographer and Editor: Povilas BaltinasProducer: Laura RatkevičiūtėExecutive Producer: Akvilė ŽilionytėSound: Justas LevickasMusic: Giedrius KaraliūnasStory Editor: Vytautas OškinisProduction: Glowing Creature Films (LT)Distributor: Artišokai (LT), 7 Palms Entertainment (USA)With Contribution And Support From: Lithuanian Film Centre (LT)
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