On May 4th 1994, the 4th anniversary of Latvia’s splintering from the Soviet Union, rookie police investigator Aldis Karklins is tasked with solving the murder of Natalia Nolle, an influential behind-the-scenes political figure. The trail leads the 23-year-old Aldis in to the underbelly of organized crime and KGB conspiracies that outlive the Soviet Union.
Intensive rehearsals for the new play "Tūla," based on the novel of the same name by the famous Lithuanian writer Jurgis Kunčinas, are currently underway at the Alytus City Theatre.
Director Laimonas, who is suffering from constant anxiety has drowned in the film set. He has been filming the sixteenth season of the same TV series "Damned chavs" for ten years. Everything in his environment - the same, indifferent faces and increasingly exhausted banal screenplays.
Austeja's parents get a job opportunity they do not want to say no to, and send their daughter to the country with the grandparents together with another child, Martynas. The children are bored at first, but they quickly discover that their stay in the country is anything but boring.
The centre of the Christmas film is the talented set designer Gediminas, who lost his job just before the holidays. An unhappy Christmas awaits him, but he will lead the lonely to such. He does not worry about the twelve traditional dishes: the man is concerned about whether he will have anything to put on the festive table this year.