Markuss must adapt to a new life living with his granny in the countryside. After Emīlija - a neighbor’s daughter - throws some contemptuous remarks about the boy’s father, Markuss decides to teach her a cruel lesson. This has severely negative consequences which resonate throughout the village. Forced to work the boy begins to harbor hatred towards the others in the village.
Aigars Vilims, Damirs Onackis, Luize Birkenberga
Marana Productions, Inland Film Company
DOP / Camera
Kristele Pudane, Elina Zazerska
Festivals / Awards
2020: Black Nights Film Festival, Baltic Film Competition
Dace Puce is a Latvian Filmmaker residing in Riga, Latvia. She started her career as a singer, dancer and actress. Setting up her own Production Company on 2003, Puce went on to direct, produce many music videos and TV commercials while constantly upgrading her directorial skills attending Film Programs and workshops across the world. Her first feature “Manny”(2020) is winner of European Cinematography Award as Best First Time Director.