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    Lake of Happiness

    Directed by Aliaksei Paluyan
    Germany/Belarus | 30 minutes | North American Premiere | Alone Together

In a small Belarusian village where time seems to stand still, nine-year-old Jasja's father sends her to an orphanage after her mother’s death. When she hitchhikes her way back she finds everything has changed, including her understanding of “home.”

Program

Alone Together

Chance meetings, careful solitude, companionships of convenience, and that unexpected spark of connection – sometimes we’re only truly ourselves while alone, or in the company of strangers.

June 19, 2019 4:45 PM Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center) Tickets not available
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film details

Country: Germany/Belarus
Year: 2019
Running Time: 30 minutes
Premiere Status: North American Premiere
Language: in Belarusian with English subtitles
Subtitles: Yes
Director: Aliaksei Paluyan
Producers: Aliaksei Paluyan, Jörn Möllenkamp
Principal Cast: Anastasiya Plyats, Igar Sigau, Sviatlana Anikei, Ales Malchanau, Dzianis Tarasenka
Primary Company: Living Pictures Production GbR
Primary Email: aliaksei.paluyan@gmail.com
Cinematographers: Behrooz Karamizade
Editor: Aliaksei Paluyan
Music: Siarhei Douhushau
Screenwriter: Aliaksei Paluyan

2019 ShortFest Archive