Paradise Road

Rojaus beieškant
Director: Tomas Smulkis

Sweden, Lithuania, Documentary, 2012, 20 min, lithuanian with english subtitles, V

Sometimes you wake up with an idea you had in your dream and cannot forget it – it grows into a vision you can never escape. In this film we follow its director Tomas Smulkis in his quest to meet the Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson and work with him. The quest, in which an increasingly vital role goes to the city of Stokholm. But can dreams actually come true?

About the director:
Director Tomas Smulkis was born in Klaipėda (Lithuania) in 1986. In 2011 he graduated with Master Degree of TV directing from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (Vilnius, Lithuania). In 2008 he studied in Finland, in 2010 had an internship in Sweden. Tomas Smulkis directed three short films: “Anniversary” (Jubiliejus, 2008), “Souther” (Pietys, 2009) and “Paradise Road” (Rojaus beieškant, 2012). He is currently developing a script for the feature film and works on the national educational cinema project „Learn from cinema“ in Lithuania.
Section: All The Muses

Dir. of Photography: Mariana Kasses

Music: Lina Lapelytė