Scene from the film Ten Minutes Before the Flight of Icarus

Ten Minutes Before the Flight of Icarus

  • Lithuania
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The film is about Uzupis, a part of Vilnius old town. The film depicts the atmosphere of decaying part of the town and reveals the anticipation of something about to happen. May be, a new flight if Icarus.


  • Original Title
    Dešimt minučių prieš Ikaro skrydį
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Arunas Matelis
  • Cinematography
    Rimvydas Leipus
  • Editing
    Danutė Cicenaite
  • Music
    Faustas Latenas
  • Sound
    Vidmantas Kazlauskas
  • Runtime
    10 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Lithuania
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Oberhausen
    • Bornholm
    • Locarno
    • “Mediawave” (Hungary)
    • “Dokumentart” (Germany)
    • Visual Anthropology Parnu (Estonia)
    • “Cinema du reel” in Centre of G. Pompidou
  • Awards
    • Principal prize - 37th Oberhausen international short film festival, Germany, 1991.
    • III prize - balticum film & TV festival Bornholm, Denmark, 1991.
    • Prize - Parnu international documentary and anthropology film festival, Estonia, 1991. is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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