Scene from the film Syndromes of Mimicry
Scene from the film Syndromes of Mimicry
Scene from the film Syndromes of Mimicry
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Syndromes of Mimicry

  • Lithuania
  • Netherlands
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What could possibly link a wedding musician that mindlessly recites popular Western melodies, a mute black man delivering flowers, and a peculiar yoga class? Those are the syndromes of mimicry - the imitation of the Western concepts that occurred in Lithuania after regaining its independence.


  • Original Title
    Mimikrija ir jos sindromai
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Anastasija Piroženko
  • Cinematography
    Edgaras Kordiukovas
  • Editing
    Stella Van Voorst Van Beest
  • Music
    Matteo Canetta
  • Sound
    Ronnie van der Veer
  • Runtime
    18 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Lithuania
    • Netherlands
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Visions du Réel
    • VideoEX
    • Vilnius Short Film Festival
    • Go Debut European Short Film Festival
    • Lago Film Festival
    • Lucca Film Festival
    • Festival Film sull’Arte Asolo
    • Zubroffka Film Festival
    • FILMETS Badalona Film Festival
    • RDIM - Montreal Documentary International Film Festival
    • Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival
    • Reykjavík International Film Festiva
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