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Jelgava '94

Original title: Jelgava '94
German title: Jelgava '94
Latvia, 2019

Director: Abele, Janis
Production company: Juris Podnieks Studio
Age recommendation: 16 years and up
Length: 86 min.
Film genre: Feature film

It is year 1994. Spring. In Jelgava – a small town in Latvia. Janis (14) – behaves well at school, shows interest in all subjects, and studies well. His mother loves him very much. There are exactly two things happening in one day, which change his life completely. One – a new girl, Kristine (15), comes to his class and attracts everybody’s attention immediately. And second– Kurt Cobain commits suicide. Until this moment Janis does not know anything neither about Nirvana, nor about Cobain. But very soon he findsout.

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Based on the iconic novel of the same title by Janis Jonevs, which was awarded with the European Union Prize for Literature in 2014.

Nordic Filmdays Lübeck 2020

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Juris Podnieks Studio (LV)