A presentation event for the new domestic series took place this week at the Spendid Palce cinema “Missing”, whose original script is based on its producer Lelde Kovalev a debut novel of the same name that quickly won the hearts of many readers.
In the intense psychological thriller the composition of Latvian actors’ stars was filmed – Juris Žagars, Kristīne Nevarauska, Rēzija Kalniņa, Niklāvs Kurpnieks, Ģirts Jakovļevs, Mārtiņš Vilsons, Mārtiņš Kalita, Nikolajs Šestaks, Natalija Živeca, Inese Pudža, Lelde Dreimane, Henrijs Arājs, Jana Herbsta, Elizabete Marabante and many others. The first series of the series “Missing” will reach the audience on October 29 Shortcut Films.
The passions and terrible secrets that undermine the past and present of the main characters and the whole small town will be intertwined in one unified story, when St. Petersburg investigator Konstantin, investigating the mystical disappearance of his wife Anna, arrives in a remote small Latvian town hiding terrible past events.
After watching the first two series, Juris Žagars thanked the creators of the series: “All due respect, very cool,” before adding the first series, adding: . ”
He is complemented by the actor of the series Niklavs Kurpnieks: “Everything that makes me want to watch a movie or a series can be found in” Missing Persons “. Very good and suggestive acting, beautiful picture and restrained aesthetics, an exciting script and an intensifying, effective directing that creates tension. Without naivety and without halts. It is a pleasure that I have the opportunity to be a part of this project, which will show the Latvian viewer that quality can and must be demanded in this genre as well, not to say – this is another domestic series. It is not and you can only find out by watching! ”
The main role is played by Nikolajs Šestaks, a representative of Konstantin, who has so far taken little part in Latvian projects: That is why I am very happy about this opportunity and the result we have created together. ”
Writer and director of the series Vlads Kovaļovs: As in all film projects, the main thing in the series “Missing” is the script, and the script is my priority as a director. It was easy and pleasant to work with strong Latvian actors and a professional team, which had an important quality result. Therefore, we hope that the audience will appreciate it as well. “
“I am pleased with the outstanding line-up and the result, but the decision on whether the series will be successful will have to be made by the audience. We are working with the director and we hope that the series “Missing” will win the love of the audience, “said Lelde Kovalova, the producer and author of the book, after the premiere of the series.