Paradise Road

documentary / 2012 / 20 min /  Monoklis, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre


Sometimes you wake up with an idea you had in your dream and cannot forget it – it grows into a vision you can never escape. In this film we follow its director Tomas Smulkis in his quest to meet the Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson and work with him. The quest, in which an increasingly vital role goes to the city of Stokholm. But can dreams actually come true?


Screenplay and director Tomas Smulkis
Cinematographer Mariana Kasses
Producer Ieva Bužinskaitė
Co-produser Jurga Gluskinienė
Composer Lina Lapelytė
Sound Director  Sigita Visockaitė
Editor  Martina Jablonskytė


2013 Nomination for Best Short Documentary at National Film and TV awards „Silver Crane“


2013.09 Concorto International Film Festival (Italy)
2013.09 Monterrey International Film Festival (Mexico)
2013.09 Helsinki International Film Festival (Finland)
2013.08 Huesca International Film Festival (Espania)
2013.03 Vilnius International film festival „Kino pavasaris“ (Lithuania)
2012.09 Vilnius International documentary film festival (National premiere/closing film)