At one of the sessions of Ex Oriente Film, the project - under the working title Radiator in Art Nouveau Style - was introduced to Helena Fantl, director of Archidoc, an educational programme for archive documentary films at La Fémis, who included the film into the Archidoc workshop. Currently English subtitles and TV versions are being prepared. We will soon bring interviews with the filmmakers.
Director: Peteris Krilovs
Producer: Uldis Cekulis / Jean Francois Le Corre
Running Time: 56'
Production Company: Vides Filmu Studija
Co-production: Vivement Lundi (France) / ERT (Greece)
Script: Pauls Bankovskis
Cinematography: Andris Prieditis
Editor: Julia Vinten
Format: Digi Beta Cam
A documentary film about Gustav Klucis, a Latvian farmer who moved to Russia where he became a prominent Constructivist and eventually one of the victims of the Stalinist regime. Questions surrounding his life and career are far from being resolved...
Photo: Peteris Krilovs (left) and Tue Steen Müller (right) at the 2005 Ex Oriente Film workshop.