Damirs Onackis

Film Review: The Pit explores secrets, lies, and redemption in small town Latvia

February 24, 2022

The Pit, directed by Dace Pūce, Latvia’s submission to the 2022 Oscar’s for Best International Film is something of a contradictory affair; at once a rich and nuanced coming of age story, but also an almost brutalist portrayal of life in small-town Latvia.  Based on a series of stories by Latvian writer Jana Egle, the […]

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