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The Chronicles of Melanie The Chronicles of Melanie

Tuesday 20 November 2018 8:30PM The Chronicles of Melanie, Toronto Premiere

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14 of June 1941, Soviet-occupied Latvia. Without warning, the authorities break into the house of Melanie and her husband Aleksandrs and force them to leave everything behind. Together with more than 15 000 Latvians, Melanie and her son get deported to Siberia. In her fight against cold, famine and cruelty, she only gains new strength through the letters she writes to Aleksandrs, full of hope for a free Latvia and a better tomorrow.
  • Original Title: Melānijas hronika
  • Country: Latvia
  • Director: Viesturs Kairišs
  • Cast: Sabine Timoteo, Edvīns Mekšs, Ivars Krasts, Guna Zariņa, Maija Doveika
  • Genre: Drama
  • Language: Latvian
  • Runtime: 120 minutes
  • Release Date: 2016

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Awards and Festivals

  • Latvian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards 2017
  • Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2016: Best Cinematographer
  • Latvian National Film Award 2017: Best Latvian Feature Film, Best Leading Role
  • Presented by

    Latvia Embassy

    Latvia 100

    Co-Presented by

    Latvian Federation

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