The Brick Flag

30 min.

Lithuanian premiere of a digitally restored film


Director | Saulius Beržinis

Script | Saulius Beržinis, Živilė Pilipavičienė

Director of photography | Zacharijus Putilovas

Sound | Viktoras Juzonis

Production company | Lithuanian Film Studios


Investigative documentary by Saulius Beržinis tells a story of a Soviet Army soldier Artūras Sakalauskas from Lithuania. On the way home in a train after the Army training, he was humiliated and abused by his fellow comrades and shot all eight of them. Director Saulius Beržinis interviewed different people touched by this tragical event. These distinct perspectives joined with archive footage of A. Sakalauskas investigation precisely portrays the transitional period in Lithuania.