Zero 2 premieres in Lithuania

By Auksė Kancerevičiūtė

    Emilis Velyvis' second feature film Zero 2 (www.zero2.lt) premieres on January 20 in Vilnius, with nation-wide distribution beginning on January 22.

    The black comedy about mafia wars and family dramas stars Sonata Visockaite, Vytautas Sapranauskas, Ramunas Rudokas, Saulius Siparis, and Inga Jankauskaite. The script was written by Jonas Banys and Aidas Puklevicius. Director of photography is Robertas Pileckas.

    The featurewas produced by the production company Kino Kultas and producer Asta Liukaityte.

    The film was funded by the private sponsors. The budget ofZero 2 was at about one million Litas. The film was shot in 30 days in Vilnius.

    The distribution company Meed Films (www.meedfilms.com) will distribute the movie in "Forum Cinemas" theaters in Vilnius, Kaunas, Siauliai, Panevezys "Cinamon" cinema in Klaipeda and cinemas in Mariampole, Alytus and Visaginas.

    Velyvis previously directed the criminal feature Zero (2006), and shorts The Knot (Mazgas, 2005), and Lietuviai ES (2004). Film Director finished his postgraduate studies at the Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts and continued his studies at the Warsaw Art Academy. Currently he works as a film director for the advertisement company Reklamos gamintoju baze (RGB).

    Distribution company:

    Meed Films
    Vingriu street 6
    LT-01141 Vilnius
    tel.: +370 601 94931; +370 601 94931