Sound and Picture Restoration of

LIEKAM BŪT

Original title: Liekam būt
English title: Redundant
Directed by: Aloizs Brenčs
Cinematography by: Rihards Pīks
Art direction by: Gunārs Balodis
Sound direction by: Viktors Miļņikovs
Music composer: Ivars Vīgners
Main cast: Vitauts Tomkus, Valdemārs Zandbergs, Astrīda Kairiša, Harijs Liepiņš, Helga Dancberga, Uldis Pūcītis
Year: 1976
Genre: Crime/Mystery/Thriller
Studio: Rīgas kinostudija
Country: Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic / USSR (today – Republic of Latvia)

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Restoration description:

Restoration production company: Locomotive Classics
Restoration production years: 2018
Restoration premiere: 2019
Restoration team: Pēteris Sudakovs, Rūta Sudakova, Kaspars Cirsis, Jevgenijs Načišs, Elīna Reinholde, Roberts Vinovskis
Film material source: Latvian State Archive of Audiovisual Documents, Šmerļa Street 5, Riga, Latvia
Picture/Audio source material: Interpositive / Positive / Optical track
Scanning resolution: 4K

Restored master details:

Master resolution: 2K DCI SCOPE
Original frame rate: 24.000 fps
Picture color format: B/W
Film aspect ratio: 2.39:1
Sound format: STEREO, 5.1.

Distribution details:

Original format length: 98 min 24fps
Audio languages: Latvian