If Not You
Tomas (25) is a young guy with mental and physical disability who lives in a boarding school since childhood. His closest friend is same age roommate Andrius who takes care of Tomas and teaches him principles of life. They both fall in love with a seventeen year old girl Ieva from the same boarding school. This is a beginning of love triangle
Through these main characters and their environment, feature documentary If Not You reveals everyday life of people living in enclosed area and enjoying moments of their lives.
In 2009 Olga Šusteriovė (b. 1977) graduated her MA from Tallinn University, Baltic Film and Media school. Classification of Contemporary Finnish Documentaries and Exploration of Their Distinctive Features was her Master's thesis. Currently the director is developing the new feature documentary called Russians.
Selected filmography: Under the Skin of Social Worker (2007, short), Alone (2008, short), If Not You (2012, doc., Kino pavasaris).
- Year: 2012
- Country: Lithuania
- Runtime: 52 min.
- Director: Olga Šusteriovė
- Screenwriter: Olga Šusteriovė
- Producer: Olga Šusteriovė
- Cinematographers: Arian Levin, Audrius Zelenius, Olga Šusteriovė
- Company: Olga Šusteriovė
- Dialogs: Lithuanian
- Subtitles: English
- Classification: T