Hunger Strike Breakfast (Fake News)


2024 | fiction | 90 min. | Lithuania
Having lost their jobs due to a Soviet takeover of Lithuanian Television in 1991, its employees declare a hunger strike in protest. Initial enthusiasm is slowly replaced by frustration about a single question – how long can they hold physical and emotional hunger?


Director & writer Karolis Kaupinis
Production company M-Films, Background Films (Czech Republic), Tasse (Latvia)
Producer Marija Razgutė
Cinematographer Simonas Glinskis
Production designer Sigita Šimkūnaitė
Associate producer Brigita Beniušytė
Supported by Lithuanian Film Centre, Czech Film Fund, National Film Centre of Latvia, Creative Europe MEDIA, Lithuanian National Radio and Television, Eurimages