• Four White Shirts
  • Four White Shirts
  • The Selection

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CANCELED: Four White Shirts

(Četri balti krekli)
(Elpojiet dziļi), (Breathe Deeply)

Digital Restoration

featuring

Uldis Pucitis, Dina Kuple, Liga Liepina,

A young songwriter in the Latvian capital city of Riga struggles to have his lyrics heard over the objections of a female censor. His lyrics resound—in his head as much as on stage, down streets filled with construction trucks and through the lives of young artists—in this inventive musical. The opposition of pop music and bureaucracy ties this Latvian fiction film to the accompanying Hungarian documentary, showing the parallels between socialist states.

Gabriel M. Paletz
FILM DETAILS 
Screenwriter
  • Gunars Priede
Based On
  • a play by Gunars Priede

Cinematographer
  • Miks Zvirbulis
Language
  • Latvian
  • with English subtitles
Print Info
  • Color
  • DCP
  • 73 mins
Source
  • Nacionālais Kino centrs
  • Agency AKKA/LAA
Preceded By

The Selection
(A válogatás)

Gyula Gazdag, Hungary, 1970

The chiefs of a fuel company’s communist youth organization audition pop groups, but their wish to provide entertainment clashes with their fears of rebellion through rock ’n’ roll. 

FILM DETAILS 
Language
  • Hungarian
  • with English subtitles
Print Info
  • B&W
  • DCP
  • 39 mins
source
  • Magyar Nemzeti Filmarchívum