Mr. Landsbergis

by Sergei Loznitsa

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Italian premiere

genre: doc

( Lithuania, Netherlands, USA / 2021 / 248’)

Vytautas Landsbergis is a music professor and a charismatic leader of the Lithuanian independence movement. In 1990, he was in the forefront in the political process that took his country out of the Soviet Union and forced Gorbachev to recognize its sovereignty. 30 years after the historic collapse of the USSR, Mr. Landsbergis shares the hidden story behind his nation's fight for independence. Combining interview and archive footage, Sergej Loznitsa paints a mesmerizing portrait of a man who made history.
In collaboration with Il Centro Amilcar Cabral