The Mover by Latvian director Simanis awarded as best foreign film at Haifa festival

  • 2019-10-21
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Latvian director Davis Simanis' feature film The Mover has been awarded at the Haifa International Film Festival as the best foreign film, the film's producer Gints Grube informed LETA.

The Mover is a film about Latvian Zanis Lipke and his family who during World War II saved more than 50 Jews from Nazis. 

The Mover was one of the 16 feature films created for the Latvian National Film Center'ss Latvian Films for Latvian Centenary line-up.

Latvia has submitted The Mover for the Oscars.