Balys BratkauskasStill: The Living Heroes
Balys BRATKAUSKAS (1923-1983, Lithuania) was an actor and director. He started his career as a theatre actor and joined the Lithuanian Film Studio in 1955. In 1959 he co-directed The Living Heroes, directing the chapter ‘Nightingale’. That same year, Bratkauskas co-directed the historical drama Julius Janonis, about the Lithuanian poet. Together with Borisas Šreiberis he made his final feature film, When the Rivers Merge (1961), before turning to television. He directed numerous TV films, series and plays. His final work, Peril at End House, was released in 1981.
Gyvieji didvyriai/The Living Heroes (1959, co-dir, segment: Nightingale), Julius Janonis (1959, co-dir), Kai susilieja upės/When the Rivers Merge (1961, co-dir), Tadas Blinda (1965, TV), Tadas Blinda (1921, TV series), Ko verkė pušys (1978, TV), Dičiaus karjera (1980, TV), Kunigo naudą velniai gaudo (1981, TV short), Endhauzo paslaptis/Peril at End House (1981, TV series)