26 August 1952
2000 . Drama . 1h 46m
As Laimonis. In this movie (based on a true story) within a movie, a director tries to film the tale of an old KGB activist living in a parish house. In the summer of 1941 the activist tortured and killed Latvians in the cellar of the house. Although the old man hires others to brick over the cellar door, the murdered people keep coming through the stones and never leave him in peace. Unbeknownst to the film makers, the "real" KGB activist, now an aged drunk, is milling about the film set. Moreover, the director and lead actor are competing for the love of the lead actress, and the film's producer wants the director to re-shoot parts of the movie.
2012 . 1h 36m
As Himself. Two Latvian actors travel the country and visit different witches and healers to find purpose to their lives after years of alcoholism, which has had a great impact on their personal health. On the way they run into trouble, adventure and many comic, as well as tragic, situations.
1983 . Action & Adventure, Drama . 1h 5m
As Michael Birkson. Tragic events in the lives of five people after they have stolen a car with one million dollars in the safe. This is the job they have all been waiting for. The job that will set them up for life. A million dollars split five ways, who wouldn't be interested? The only catch is that it's the very definition of impossible...or is it? Armed with a brilliant plan, the four men and one woman think they can crack it. But as tensions in the group begin to mount and things start to go wrong, the million dollars feels more out of reach than ever. Even though it is right with them...
2003 . Adventure, Action . 1h 21m
Executive producer. A spoof of Soviet epics.
2008 . Comedy, Family . 1h 18m
Executive producer. Elvis is missing, and five of his classmates decide to go looking for him. While in hot pursuit of his tracks, the children are caught up in a whirl of exciting adventures, encountering all sorts of people and unusual situations.
2016 . Animation, Family, Adventure . 9 m
As (voice). When a chicken is kidnapped by two thieves, a lively adventure full of humor and with a surprising twist begin.
1984 . Music, Comedy . 1h 11m
Executive producer. Latvian friends are helping to Estonian rock group to participate in the music competition.
1976 . Drama . 1h 25m
Executive producer. A simple prank turns to be quite dangerous and now a group of teenagers must handle the consequences.
1987 . TV Movie, Romance . 2h 49m
Executive producer. After twelve years in the city Jānis returns to the country and marries his first love - now a widow with three children - Aija. But the happiness is not meant to be because the husband and the wife share different views of life and, ultimately, can't work out their relationships.
2013 . Drama, Family, History . 1h 14m
Executive producer. A unique, engaging film that combines documentary footage with narrative cinema to tell the story of four generations of a Latvian family. Sixteen year-old student Jānis has been given an interesting homework assignment – to draw his family tree and explain it. The story of his family begins with his great-great-grandfather who burned down the manors of German landowners during the 1905 revolution. My Family Tree takes us on a journey to various countries and political regimes, showing Jānis’ ancestors to be people of diverse fates and life stories. A rich Latvian trader, a red rifleman loyal to Lenin, a carpenter with the KGB and war refugees in Sweden are only a few branches on his family tree, and the boy has heard something unusual and unforgettable about each and every one of these people.