Roland KALNINS
Роланд КАЛНЫНЬШ
Roland KALNINS
USSR, 1972, 99mn 
Colour, fiction
Afera tseplitsa
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Афера Цеплиса

 

 Ceplis

 Ceplis

 
Directed by : Roland KALNINS (Роланд КАЛНЫНЬШ)
 
Cast
Eduard PAVULS (Эдуард ПАВУЛС)
Regina RAZUMA (Регина РАЗУМА)
Pavel BABIN (Павел БАБИН)
 
Cinematography : Gvido SKULTE (Гвидо СКУЛТЕ)
Music : Marger ZARIN (Маргер ЗАРИНЬ)
 

Plot synopsis
Action takes place in Latvia in 1920-thies. Entrepreneurial Edgar Ceplis establishes a joint-stock company to produce and export clay bricks. He attracts many investors to his project in the hope of the promised huge profits. Soon it turns out that the selected clay is not valid for export bricks. Ceplis quickly sells all the shares and decides to lie low for a time while dreaming up plans of another affair.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2018