If I would have been back home

She moved country after finding out about cheating boyfriend, only to understand that a colleague and best friend from back home could have been The One, but a tad late.

  • Lina Jalala
    Director
  • Lina Jalala
    Writer
  • Lina Jalala
    Producer
  • Lina Jalala
    Key Cast
  • Kaspars Sausais
    Key Cast
  • Martins Bitans
    Key Cast
  • Alise Bredika
    Key Cast
  • Janis Kozlovskis
    Key Cast
  • Janis Martinec
    Key Cast
  • Edvins Bobulis
    Key Cast
  • Sanita Kadike
    Key Cast
  • Ksenija Gontare
    Key Cast
  • Tatjana Kondratjuka
    Key Cast
  • Liubov Balaj
    Key Cast
  • Inga Artimionok
    Key Cast
  • Maria Anferova
    Key Cast
  • Roxana O'Brien
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Ja es būtu savās mājās
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Romance, Drama
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 24, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    500 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Latvia
  • Country of Filming:
    Ireland, Latvia
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    21:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Lina Jalala
Distribution Information
  • Lina Jalala
Director Biography - Lina Jalala

Lina Jalala grew up near Riga, Latvia and has been living near Dublin, Ireland since 2005. For about ten years, since 2004, Lina primarily focused on learning and practicing acting part time, while studying Enterprise and Events Management and working in multinational corporations. Then came the urge to learn about editing, screenwriting, directing and producing. Lina has directed and produced five short films, three of which she wrote. Her career goal is to direct a feature film for a major production company.

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Director Statement

This is Lina's first short film which is based on a poem that she wrote. Its concept can be compared to a music video for a song where visualisation of the story complements narration of the poem.