ALIAS LONER

SEGVĀRDS VIENTULIS

By Normunds PUCIS

RIJA FILMS - as SALES All rights, World

Documentary - Completed 2014

Latvia, 1945. After Soviet re-occupation a Catholic priest finds himself in conflict with the ruling power and is forced to take a radical step.....

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • LATVIA
    • Languages
    • LATVIAN, ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Normunds PUCIS
    • Writer(s)
    • Normunds PUCIS
    • Producer(s)
    • Normunds PUCIS (NPGD FILMS)
    • Synopsis
    • Based on true events that took place in the vicinity of Līvāni in 1945 after Soviet re-occupation. Catholic priest Antons Juhņevičs, serving in the Vanagi parish, hid local men on church premises so they could escape conscription into the Red Army. Finding himself in conflict with the ruling power due to his convictions, he was forced to take a radical step.
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