The Children from the Hotel America

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The Children from the Hotel America
Directed byRaimundas Banionis
Written byMaciejus Drygas
StarringAugustas Šavelis

Gabija Jaraminaitė
Jūratė Onaitytė
Jurga Kaščiukaitė
Gediminas Karka
Linas Paugis
Rolandas Kazlas

Giedrius Čaikauskas
Music byFaustas Latėnas
Release date
1990
Running time
88 minutes
CountryLithuania
LanguageLithuanian

The Children from the Hotel America (Lithuanian: Vaikai iš „Amerikos“ viešbučio) is a 1990 Lithuanian drama film.

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 by the KGB.

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