In the spring of this year, during the COVID-19 crisis, the artistic director of the New Riga Theater (JRT) Alvis Hermanis had an idea to make a series of feature films. Filming took place during the summer, and already in November this year, viewers will have the opportunity to see a series of feature films Agency ten series, reports JRT.
The film genre combines a psychological thriller with a detective, and its events will take place in Riga and Latvia in the summer of 2020. It is a story about a world that is suddenly changing again, and about the touching belief that everything on this world can be manipulated. At the heart of the story is an advertising agency – a classic office where professionalism meets fatigue, romance and existential confusion. The catalyst of the story is a mysterious case that obscures everything that has been stable and promising so far.
Detective intrigue unfolds in a close-up thriller, where there are probably no innocents.
Director Alvis Hermanis: «Multi-series art films Agency the target audience is likely to be JRT viewers. And the characters of this film story are very similar to the spectators of our New Riga Theater. It is a story about modern Rigans, it is a story about ourselves. ”
Authors of the film script: Alvis Hermanis and Jānis Joņevs with the participation of actors.
Cinematographer: Mārtiņš Grauds
Cast: all JRT actors and 3rd year students of the Latvian Academy of Culture JRT studio
The multi-series feature film will be available on the Internet platform from November 27 www.agentura.jrt.lv from any device at your convenience around the world. Initially, the film will be available only in Latvian, but by the end of the year also in Russian.
Opportunity to enjoy the performance of the actors of the New Riga Theater up close in their home with family or friends for ten hours – only for the price of two theater tickets (50 euros).
When purchasing a series of feature films in advance from November 20 to November 26 – the price is 40 euros.
Additional options from November 20:
For spectators who want to see the film on the big screen, we offer to participate in the film viewing marathon and watch all ten series in the JRT Great Hall on three evenings from December 11 to 13. Price for a three-night movie viewing marathon – 40 euros.
JRT also informs that there will be an opportunity to buy as well Agency gift card.