Self-made banker Boriss Osipovs achieves quick success immediately after the collapse of the USSR, but flees Latvia to avoid arrest for illegal operations. Fifteen years later, his family receives a photograph from Interpol of an elderly gentleman with the same name who resides in a Malaysian mental asylum. Could it be him? Despite the reservations of her family, his daughter, documentary director Ieva Ozolina starts an investigation to find out the truth about the man in the photograph. My Father the Banker is an emotional story about a man who loses himself in times of change... and the daughter who hopes to find him.
27. 9. 2016
KineDok Begins its Screenings in MeetFactory With My Father the Banker
Exceptional creative documentaries from the second edition of project KineDok are being screened in 7 European countries already and in the Czech Republic alone they can be seen at 42 alternative venues.read more
8. 2. 2016
Rich Latvian Banker Turned Into a Malayisian Mental Hospital Patient
On Monday 29th February at 8:45 pm in Svetozor cinema, there will be a screening of Latvian documentary My Father the Banker. In the movie supported by Institute of Documentary Film, the director describes a dramatic life story of her father ...read more