Archive of films Slow / Slow

Lithuania / Spain / Sweden
2023, 108 min

Section: Special Screenings
Year: 2023


One day, dancer Elena meets the sign-language interpreter Dovydas. She feels comfortable with him, as if she’s known him for a long time – and yet the bond that forms between them is like nothing she has experienced before… In her sophomore outing, director Marija Kavtaradze explores the themes of closeness and intimacy between two people in a relationship that defies stereotypes, expectations, and simple definitions, doing so with a remarkable tenderness, delicacy, and understanding for her protagonists and their feelings. Slow premiered in competition at Sundance, where it was enthusiastically welcomed by audiences and reviewers and also took home the Directing Award.

Lenka Tyrpáková

About the director

Marija Kavtaradze

Marija Kavtaradze (1991, Vilnius). Selected filmography: Summer Survivors (Išgyventi vasara, 2018), Slow (2023).


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Press kit

About the film

Color, DCP
European premiere

Section: Special Screenings
Director: Marija Kavtaradze
Screenplay: Marija Kavtaradze
Dir. of Photography: Laurynas Bareiša
Editor: Silvija Vilkaitė
Producer: Marija Razgutė
Production: M-Films
Coproduction: Frida Films, Garagefilms
Cast: Greta Grinevičiūtė, Kęstutis Cicėnas
Sales: Totem Films


Marija Kavtaradze

Film Director, Screenwriter

Greta Grinevičiūtė


Marija Razgutė


Kęstutis Cicėnas


Brigita Beniušytė


Morta Verbickaitė


Silvija Vilkaitė Ramanauskė

Film Editor

Luisa Romeo


Sigita Šimkūnaitė

Production Designer

Martyna Giniotytė

Film Crew

Rokas Laukevičius

Film Crew

Marius Mikoliūnas

Film Crew

Žilvinas Dobilas

Film Crew


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