Techno, Mama

Saulius Baradinskas

Shorts Competition Dutch premiere

Nikita lives in Lithuania but wants to pursue his “techno dream” in bustling Berlin and visit the famous techno club “Berghain”. However, his dreams are repressed by his mother who mentally and physically abuses him and knows nothing about his desires to leave. Techno, Mama sheds light on child abuse, a problem that is still common in Lithuania, and the impact it has on children.

This short film is part of the programme Shorts: The Fire Within.

Nominated for the Shorts Competition award
All nominations

Credits

Director
Saulius Baradinskas
Producer
Viktorija Seniut
Year
2021
Country of production
Lithuania
Type
Fiction, Short
Duration
18 minutes
Spoken language
Lithuanian
Subtitles
EN
Production company
Viktoria Films
World Sales
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