Sound and Picture Restoration of

THE BOY

Original title: Puika
English title: The Boy
Directed by: Aivars Freimanis
Cinematography by: Dāvis Sīmanis
Art direction by: Ināra Antone
Sound direction by: Igors Jakovļevs
Music composer: Mārtiņš Brauns
Main cast: Indars Lācis, Māra Rence, Zigrīda Lorence, Pēteris Martinsons, Edgars Liepiņš, Uldis Vazdiks, Astrīda Vecvagare, Aigars Gertners
Year: 1977
Genre: Family
Studio: Rīgas Kinonams
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, Jevgenijs Načišs, Andrejs Rudzāts, Elīna Reinholde, Roberts Vinovskis
Film material source: Latvian State Archive of Audiovisual Documents, Šmerļa Street 5, Riga, Latvia
Picture/Audio source material: Internegative / Magnetic track / Positive / Optical track
Scanning resolution: 4K

Restored master details:

Master resolution: 2K DCI SCOPE
Original frame rate: 24.000 fps
Picture color format: Color
Film aspect ratio: 2.39:1
Sound format: MONO

Distribution details:

Original format length: 70 min
Audio languages: Latvian