THE COUNTRY OF THE DEAF, New Riga Theatre (Latvia),


(with intermission). In Latvian. FINNISH SUBTITLES. A gritty romantic thriller about the friendship of two women who are trying to survive in a city run by bandits. Starring: Chulpan Khamatova and Kristīne Krūze. The performance, in which Chulpan Khamatova is returning in a Latvian stage version of the 1998 film "Country of the Deaf" by Valery Todorovsky, for which she became famous in her time as an actress. Based on the novel by Renata Litvinova (who left Russia after the outbreak of the war, denounced the aggression and now lives in Paris), the story of the deaf mafia in Moscow takes on a new meaning in today's context. Ensi-ilta / Premier 14.11.2023. Author - Renata Litvinova, Valery Todorovsky Ohjaus ja lavastus / Director and stage design - Alvis Hermanis Puvut / Costume design - Jana Čivžele Videosuunnittelu / Video design - Toms Harjo Näyttämöllä / Actors - Chulpan Khamatova, Kristīne Krūze, Gundars Āboliņš, Toms Harjo