The Excursionist

(Lithuania/2013/110 mins) | Dir. Audrius Juz─Śnas

15-Nov-2017 | 06:30 PM | The Stein Auditorium

Synopsis: . In the 1950s, under Stalinism, hundreds of thousands of Lithuanians were deported to gulags in the Soviet Union. Marija, an orphaned eleven-year-old girl, escapes from a transport train and sets out on a 6,000-mile trek back home, posing as a Russian and keeping her true identity secret in the face of suspicion and cruelty. Collab. Embassy of Denmark