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Author: Laila Pakalnin̦aChristoph Meyer-WielIgors BuraksVadims GrossmansJaan TätteAll authors
Publisher: Chicago : Facets Video, ©2005.
Series: New voices, new visions (Facets Video (Firm))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : LatvianView all editions and formats
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Set in a small provincial town in Latvia during the second Soviet occupation after World War II. While on border patrol, Soviet patrolmen find a woman's shoe in the sand and believe it to be a sign of a security breach. They search a small village for suspicious looking women that the shoe might belong to. The Shoe is a satirical depiction of the paranoia and totalitarianism of the Soviet regime during the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Comedy films
Dark comedy films
Drama
Fiction films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laila Pakalnin̦a; Christoph Meyer-Wiel; Igors Buraks; Vadims Grossmans; Jaan Tätte; Vilke Liman; Facets Video (Firm); Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.; Association relative à la télévision européenne.; Signpost Productions.
ISBN: 1565804783 9781565804784
OCLC Number: 61843794
Language Note: In Latvian with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.
Credits: Director of photography, Gints Bērzin̦š ; film editor, Sandra Alksno [sic].
Cast: Igors Buraks, Vadims Grossmans, Jaan Tatte, Vilke Liman.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 83 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, all region; letterbox (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Series Title: New voices, new visions (Facets Video (Firm))
Other Titles: Kurpe (Motion picture)
Responsibility: a Schlemmer Film, Kompānija Hargla production in coproduction with ZDF/Arte, Signpost Production Inc ; produced by Christoph Meyer-Wiel ; written and directed by Laila Pakalnin̦a.
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Set in a small provincial town in Latvia during the second Soviet occupation after World War II. While on border patrol, Soviet patrolmen find a woman's shoe in the sand and believe it to be a sign of a security breach. They search a small village for suspicious looking women that the shoe might belong to. The Shoe is a satirical depiction of the paranoia and totalitarianism of the Soviet regime during the occupation.

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