ABC Film Challenge – World Cinema – R – The Rifleman (2019) Movie Recommendation

This is a recommendation for the Latvian movie.

Director: Dzintars Dreibergs

Writer: Boris Frumin (Screenplay) Aleksandrs Grins (Novel)

Starring: Oto Brantevics, Greta Trusina, Martins Vilsons, Rezija Kalnina, Raimonds Celms, Jekabs Reinis

Plot: After losing his mother and his home, Arturs finds some consolation in joining the army. However, war is nothing like he imagined.


Tagline – A sixteen-year-old Arturs enlists to fight in WWI with dreams of becoming a hero, but after surviving the brutalities of trench warfare and the loss of his family, he wonders if his efforts in battle were futile and if hope is only to be found in rebuilding a family and a home as Latvia itself is born from the atrocities of war.

Runtime: 2 Hours 3 Minutes

This is a recommendation only, no review to go with the film.

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