Vortex (2009 film)

Duburys (Vortex, film) is a 2009 Lithuanian Drama film, directed by Gytis Lukšas, a known Lithuanian film director. It is an adaptation of a novel by Lithuanian writer Romualdas Granauskas' Duburys. Granauskas is a winner of Lithuanian National Prize.[1][2]

Directed byGytis Lukšas
Based onDuburys, novel by Romualdas Granauskas
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  1. ^ PRODUCTION: Man's Life in Autumn in Preproduction filmneweurope.com 20 Feb 2013 - Lukšas' last film, Vortex, was selected to represent Lithuania in the Oscar race for Best Foreign Language film. Recently the director became ...
  2. ^ https://ww.egyptindependent.com/and-golden-pyramid-goes/ The Lithuanian film "Vortex" was also rather boring. "Vortex" narrates the grim childhood of Jusik, who grew up in a Soviet kolkhoz (a collective farm), and follows his life into his mid-30s. Jusik is supported by the strong women around him who manage to keep him sane; however, when he is abandoned by them, he falls into an unfathomable despair. Despite the artistic feel conveyed by the film’s black and white narration, the movie concluded with audible yawning and snoring emanating from throughout the theater.