The privately funded short film festival AXX was launched in Lithuania in 2005, it became the godfather of young director Emilis Vėlyvis. His action black comedy “Zero. Lillac Lithuania” recognized as the winner.
This success turn into the birth of company “Kino Kultas” established by Emilis Vėlyvis in 2007. Since then “Kino Kultas” managed to produce black action comedy “Zero 2” (2010) 90 min.
Has produced the black action comedy “Redirected” (2014) 99 min., with international cast, shot in Lithuania and UK “Redirected” was partially supported by Lithuanian Film Centre.
Redirected is an outrageous hangover-meets-guy-ritchie type criminal action comedy with a distinctive flavor of eastern european exotic. It tells a story of four friends turned first-time robbers – john, ben, tim and michael – who accidentally get stranded in a middle-of-nowhere eastern european country and have to fight their way back home through the land of whores, smugglers, dirty cops, cheap beer and sick fantasies. In order to save their asses, friends must not only overcome an ultimate culture shock experience, but also rediscover their friendship.
What would you get if you mix a gangster film and a soap opera? “Zero 2” is a crazy twister of criminal romance and sexy violence that just might laugh you to death.
When the under-worlds of crime and show-biz collide, hit-men buddies Max and Sylvester are suddenly thrown in the midst of bizarre events and soap-like drama. Faced with the onslaught of sleazy intrigues and silicon boobs, friends must still complete their task – retrieve a missing shipment of drugs.