Raimundas Banionis

Raimundas Banionis – Vaikai is Amerikos viesbucio AKA Children From The Hotel America (1990) HD

The film revolves around the lives of teenagers in Soviet Lithuania. The protagonists of the film are fans of rock’n’roll music which is banned in the USSR and are interested in the hippie movement, secretly listening to the Luxembourg radio. They all live in a house which was formerly a hotel, called “America”. Events of Kaunas’ spring affect them as they are involved. After their attempt to send a letter to the Luxembourg radio, teenagers would become suspects to the KGB. Read More »

Raimundas Banionis – Vaikai is Amerikos Viesbucio aka Kids From American Hotel (1990)

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Movie about the Lithuanian teenagers of the 1970s

The movie is interesting to watch as it shows the young teenagers of the soviet Lithuania in the 1970s who cherish ideas of hippies, dream of Woodstock, Rolling Stones and try to avoid bad things brought by the Soviet system.

The teenagers manage to have different lifestyle, stand for the ideas of the independent Lithuania, and freedom to listen and avoid traps of the KGB. Read More »