Joan

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– O dabar – paliaubos?

– Taip. Čia beveik visada paliaubos...

Joan is 25 years old. She finished acting studies in Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and was about to start acting in Russian Drama Theatre. But a war started in Ukraine and she decided to go there. Joan collects and transports materials for the soldiers to the battlefield in Ukraine. She tries to keep balance between being one day in war, another in peace. The film is a journey from one world to another and the line between these worlds is not clear. Everything is mixed up: the war is there, but it could be here anytime.

Živilė Mičiulytė

Živilė Mičiulytė was born in 1991 in Vilnius, Lithuania. In 2009 she began to study Film Directing at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. In 2015 Ž. Mičiulytė graduated from the Academy with a Master’s degree. Joan is her final work as a Master’s Degree student.