The Chronicles of Melanie

Original Title: Melanijas hronika

Synopsis

The 14th of June 1941, Soviet-occupied Latvia: Without warning, the authorities break into the house of Melanie and her husband Aleksandr and force them to leave everything behind. Together with more than 15 000 Latvians, Melanie and her son get deported to Siberia. In her fight against cold, famine and cruelty, she only gains new strength through the letters she writes to Aleksandr, full of hope for a free Latvia and a better tomorrow. A film by Viestur Kairish, based on the life of Melānija Vanaga.
THE CHRONICLES OF MELANIE - EastWest Filmdistribution GmbH