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The film is inspired by the incredible true story of a young man Just (24), who lost both of his legs in a childhood accident and who is in love with the girl next door - Ieva (23).  The story begins when Just meets Ieva on the doorstep of the house they both live in. They start a flirty conversation that is interrupted by two thieves, who rob Ieva in front of Just.  In the blink of an eye Just decides to follow the thieves to retrieve Ieva's bag and conquer her heart.

Original Title Sarauj, Just!
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +10
Tipology Short Film
Duration 10' 45''
Production Year 2017
Nationality Latvia
Directed by Pavel Gumennikov
Screenplay Laura Lapina, Pavel Gumennikov
Director of photography Martins Jansons
Music Michael Bachnmiller
Main cast Aleksandrs Ronis
Jana Herbsta
Toms Veličko
Sergejs Fjodorovs
Produced by Pavel Gumennikov

--- regista --- pavel gumennikovPavel Gumennikov
His movie directing career started in China, where he won Sony and China Normal University Film festival, with his first film KALEIDOSCOPE. After that, he worked as 1st AD on large Chinese films, where he gained experience and moved on to directing his own films, commercials and music videos.

All films in competition are in the original language with Italian subtitles except for +3 and +6 sections that has a live over-sound). Entrance to Elements and Generator screenings is free (subject to available seats) priority will be given to jurors, press and accredited audience.
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