Film: Monotony (directed by Juris Poskus)

About performance

The film is shown within the framework of the European Movie Stars' Master Classes

Original title: Monotonija

Latvia, 2007

Runtime: 90 min

Director: Juris Poskus

Cast: Iveta Pole, Varis Pinkis, Madara Melberga, Artuss Kaimins, Andris Strods

Following an ad in the paper, Ilze leaves her native village to become an actress. She fails the audition, but her pride won't let her to return home. Her boyfriend is skeptical about her ambitions, he comes after her to bring her back home. The plot evolves around their relationship as they pretend and lie to each other trying to deal with emotional dissonance.