The Summer of Sangaile


Dir: Alanté Kavaïté | Cast: Aiste Dirziute, Julija Steponaityte
Lithuania, 2015, 88 minutes
Lithuanian Hebrew subtitles

Nominated by Lithuania for Oscars foreign language category

Sundance 2015 – World Premiere – Best Director
Berlin International Film Festival 2015

Sangaile (17) is fascinated by stunt planes, but due to her fear of heights she has never been in a plane at the flight school near her family’s villa. During the summer break she meets Auste, a local and creative girl who as opposed to Sangaile lives her life to the fullest. They soon become close and, when Sangaile shares with Auste her most intimate secret.
“The Summer of Sangaile” is a rare success of beauty that reviles a tale of young love and big dreams with accurate and reliable cinematic aesthetics that bind these first class actors. This film will leave you with a big and tender smile.