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Gutman's alternative

NKVD arrested the captain of the Soviet army Gutman. He is accused of cowardice, betrayal and treason - the USSR.
He is waiting for execution.
Responding to questions from the NKVD investigator, Gutman recalls what happened to him a week before his arrest - he could not shoot at his childhood friend, now officer Wafen SS, he forbade shooting prisoner legionnaires, he met his first love and series of the different events, revealing the real reasons and characters which help to remain a human being in the war. Realizing his death by firing squad is inevitable, at the end of the interrogation, he accused the Soviet authorities of the Latvian inhabitans' genocide.

  • Aleksandrs Mirskis
  • Aleksandrs Mirskis
  • Aleksandrs Mirskis
  • Mischenko Vasiliy
    Key Cast
    "NKVD captain Grigorjev"
    Rescuer, Border blues, Kill Stalin, Crew
  • Vitaliy Maksimov
    Key Cast
    "NKVD major Sedov"
    Save our souls, Duel: Pushkin-Lermontov, Practice
  • Aleksandrs Mirskis
    Key Cast
    "Captain Gutman "
  • Arnis Licitis
    Key Cast
    "Commissar Hannik "
    Long road in the dunes, Mirage
  • Vita Balciunaite
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Альтернатива Гутмана
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Other
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 52 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 20, 2018
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
    Latvian, Russian
  • Shooting Format:
    HD full MP4
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Riga
    December 9, 2018
    National Premiere
Director Biography - Aleksandrs Mirskis

Born in 1964, Lithuania, Vilnius.
1981 – 68 Riga Secondary school
1986 – Kaunas Technical University. Engineer- builder.
1989 – 1990 – SA service. Senior lieutenant.
1990 – 2001 – supervisor of works, senior engineer, director, General director of Building Company
2001 – 2005 – Major of Riga assistant
2006 – 2009 –Member of Latvian Parliament
2004 – 2009 – Parachuting Latvian Team - captain. 707 personal parachuting jumps.
2009 – 2014 – Member of European Parliament
2014 – Producer, kino company „Historical Museum” director
Music composer and author, more then 100 songs.

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