Living My Dream
(Gyvenu Savo Sapna) DVD
This moving portrayal of an experience understandable to us all the sense of reclaiming a distant heritage charts the odyssey of young Canadian-Lithuanians as they return to the mythic homeland where their parents were born. Absorbing the sights and sounds of a land at once so intimate and so foreign to them. Superb short performances by singers at the famous Rumsiskes National Park, and a classic poetry reading by renowned actor Laimonas Noreika are among the many special attractions. For those who have ever returned to their past, but even more so for those who have not, this film is a chronicle of a dream come true.
Lithuania, 1978, directed by Laima Pangonyte and Robertas Verba, B/W, 20 minutes, sound, Lithuanian and English dialogue, no subtitles.
NTSC Region 0 encoding (Entire World)