A hypnotic, erotic and riveting film that transcends any perceived limitations of the science fiction genre, Vanishing Waves is one of the year’s most provocative international films. Lukas (Marius Jampolskis) is a researcher who volunteers for a sensory deprivation experiment attempting to communicate with Aurora (Jurga Jutaite), a young comatose woman. The experiment takes an unexpected twist when the two meet in their mutually altered forms of consciousness. Soon, their psychic meetings turn into a romantic, sexually charged relationship set against the backdrop of surreal dreamscapes created by their collective minds. To protect their newfound bond, Lukas hides his findings from the researchers. But, will his deception doom their relationship? Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller, International.
“More of an experience than a film.” – Ain’t It Cool News
“Seduces, terrifies and captivates.” – AustinChronicle.com
“Incredibly absorbing.” – TheDissolve.com
About the Director: Born in Lithuania in 1982, Ms. Kristina Buožytė graduated with a Master degree in Film and TV Directing from Lithuanian Music and Theater Academy (2008). Kristina is a young director who acquired her cinematic practice in doing short movies, music videos and by participating in different workshops and seminars. Kristina was noticed for her short movie Change The Record in 2005. Her first feature The Collectress (graduation work for master degree) won The Best Movie Award in Lithuanian Silver Crane Awards (2008); The Best Director Award in Russian film festival “Kinoshock” (2008) and participated in more than 30 film festivals including Karlovy Vary, Pusan, San Paulo, Valencia, Manheim, Cottbus, and Cairo among others. She is now working as a freelance director in the fields of film, theatre and multimedia as well as developing her next feature film, The Glamour, an adaptation of a Christopher Priest novel.