TOXIC

A film by Saulė Bliuvaitė
TOXIC
A film by Saulė Bliuvaitė
Dreaming of an escape from the bleakness of their hometown, two teens form a unique bond at a local modeling school, where the promise of a better life pushes girls to violate their bodies in increasingly extreme ways.
Status: Completed
Year: 2024
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Language: Lithuanian
Available subtitles: English
Runtime: 99 min.
Original title: Akipleša
 

SAULĖ BLIUVAITĖ

Born in 1994, film director and screenwriter Saulė Bliuvaitė graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre’s Film Directing program in 2018. Her short film Limousine (2021) received the Best Short Documentary award at the Warsaw Film Festival. Saule is the co-writer and co-editor of the historical drama Isaac, nominated for a FIPRESCI prize at the 2020 European Film Awards. Toxic is her debut feature film.

FILMOGRAPHY

2021 Limousine (short)

CAST
Ieva Rupeikaite
Vesta Matulyte
Giedrius Savickas
Vilma Raubaite
Egle Gabrenaite

 

CREW
Director: Saulė Bliuvaitė
Screenplay: Saulė Bliuvaitė
Cinematography: Vytautas Katkus
Editing: Igne Narbutaite
Composer: Gediminas Jakubka
Producer: Giedre Burokaite
Executive producer: Juste Michailinaite
Production Company: Akis Bado

FESTIVALS & AWARDS
2024
Locarno Film Festival | Concorso Internazionale

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