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A film about life, death, violence, morality, immortality, love, and loss in the USSR during Soviet times and in present day Latvia.
A film about life, death, violence, morality, immortality, love, and loss in the USSR during Soviet times and in present day Latvia.
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Exploring an abandoned Soviet military city...

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We were exploring the Latvian countryside the other day looking for a location for a couple scenes. Ended up finding this deserted Soviet era military city.

Of course we went in...
Of course we went in...
This was a neighborhood. Soviet style "Khrushchyovka" housing units line both sides of this path.
This was a neighborhood. Soviet style "Khrushchyovka" housing units line both sides of this path.
This is what the housing units look like. The people that worked here lived in apartments in these buildings with their families.
This is what the housing units look like. The people that worked here lived in apartments in these buildings with their families.
I found a stove in a tree.
I found a stove in a tree.
Here's what's left of the kitchen in a big cafeteria.
Here's what's left of the kitchen in a big cafeteria.
This sign told the kitchen employees when to throw out leftovers... (I think)
This sign told the kitchen employees when to throw out leftovers... (I think)
Inside a clubhouse there we found all kinds of patriotic Soviet artwork.
Inside a clubhouse there we found all kinds of patriotic Soviet artwork.
You can see more here...
You can see more here...
This is something about World War II.
This is something about World War II.
...and Lenin's head covered one wall.
...and Lenin's head covered one wall.
Around the corner was some kind of stage.
Around the corner was some kind of stage.
We left that building and kept exploring...
We left that building and kept exploring...
This stained glass window was on the outside of some kind of sports/entertainment house.
This stained glass window was on the outside of some kind of sports/entertainment house.
Here's what's left of their basketball court. This is the second basketball court I've found in an abandoned Soviet era building.
Here's what's left of their basketball court. This is the second basketball court I've found in an abandoned Soviet era building.
On the wall it shows you how to fight.
On the wall it shows you how to fight.
We went upstairs and found 35mm film prints all over the floor in every room.
We went upstairs and found 35mm film prints all over the floor in every room.
Here's what's left of the room where they stored all their films.
Here's what's left of the room where they stored all their films.
This was the projection room.
This was the projection room.
Here's the movie theater as seen from the projection booth. Yes, the basketball court is in the same building in the next room over to the right.
Here's the movie theater as seen from the projection booth. Yes, the basketball court is in the same building in the next room over to the right.
In the library I found this Leo Tolstoy quote on the floor. "The meaning of a book is neverending. And this meaning is immortalization of the thought."
In the library I found this Leo Tolstoy quote on the floor. "The meaning of a book is neverending. And this meaning is immortalization of the thought."
The End.
The End.

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