Mellow Mud

Directed by Renārs Vimba
Corinth Films
106 Minutes
Drama, Coming of Age
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Loneliness, disillusionment and the experience of first love reveal the character of Raya, a 17-year-old living in rural Latvia with her grandmother and her little brother Robis. A staggering turn of events shakes up their lives, and the young girl must come to decisions that even a grown woman would find difficult to make.

In his strong debut feature, director Renārs Vimba tackles the delicate theme of coming-of-age and accepts the challenge of telling the story through the eyes of a young girl.


  • Elīna Vaska
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Discs: 1

  • Highest Rating
    "Talented young leads elevate this bittersweet Baltic tale of adolescent angst."
    Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter
  • Highest Rating
    "Harsh circumstances force a resourceful and determined Latvian lass to mature beyond her years in “Mellow Mud,” a compelling, bittersweet coming-of-ager from first-time feature helmer-writer Renars Vimba. This evocatively shot realist tale benefits from a spare yet credible script and a knockout performance from big-screen debutant Elina Vaska, who conveys her character’s feelings of anger, abandonment, responsibility and first love with conviction and authenticity. "
    Alissa Simon, Variety

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