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Before the Day Breaks

Original title: Saule brauca debesis
German title: Before the Day Breaks
Latvia, 2019

Director: Stiebra, Roze
Production company: Locomotive Productions
Age recommendation: 8 years and up
Length: 75 min.
Film genre: Animation

Sun and Moon have a baby born, and mummers arrive to welcome the daughter of the Sun. Amid the joyous crowds, no one notices that the child of the Sun has disappeared, and everyone is suddenly stunned to see an empty cradle. However strong the mother Sun and the father Moon are, they cannot find their daughter nor bring her back home. It turns out they need a human being! Thus Nabašnieks, a little girl and her small brother, who have been mummers only a while ago, volunteer to help and go out into the big, wide world to find the daughter of the Sun and bring her home. They have only three days – if the daughter of the Sun is not found within that time, she will lose all her powers and become an ordinary girl like all other girls. An exciting story full of adventures follows, during which all the characters must prove their courage, wit, exceptional endurance and helpfulness. The end is certainly happy!

Schlingel Chemnitz 2019, BIKY – Busan CFF 2020

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