By the Pool

16 min.


Director | Laurynas Bareiša
Script | Laurynas Bareiša
Director of photography | Narvydas Naujalis
Editing | Laurynas Bareiša
Sound | Julius Grigelionis
Composer | Julius Grigelionis
Producer | Klementina Remeikaitė
Production company | Afterschool


A group of teenagers rent the house with a sauna for a party. Everybody is having a good time: dancing, singing, drinking, talking until the party ends and everybody leaves. Later in the morning, the house keepers come to clean the place but they find Indre who is searching for a button of her ripped up trousers.


About the director:

Laurynas Bareiša (b. 1988, Lithuania) graduated in Applied Mathematics and Cinematography, and earned an MA in Film Directing (2016). He recently worked as cinematographer on the feature film “Summer Survivors” by Marija Kavtaradzė (Toronto IFF, Discovery 2018). He directed the short films “By the Pool” (Venice IFF, Orizzonti 2017) and “Caucasus” (Locarno FF, Leopards of Tomorrow 2018). His newest short film “Dummy” premiered at Berlinale Shorts 2020. Laurynas Bareiša’s debut feature film “Pilgrims” premiered at 78th Venice Film Festival where it won Orizzonti Award for Best Film.

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