VILNIUS: The Generation of Evil / Piktųjų karta directed by Emilis Vėlyvis is a domestic success in Lithuania with 125,419 admissions and 882,589 EUR gross after six weeks in cinemas. The film released on 14 October 2022 topped the chart in its first four weeks of distribution and was second in the following two weeks.
The film, produced and released by Kino kultas, is a dark criminal drama set in a provincial town where the dirty buried secrets of the political elite come back to haunt the town they have claimed as their own.
During its first four weeks The Generation of Evil was followed by another domestic title, the comedy What Men Don’t Know / Ko nežinovyrai directed by Robertas Kuliūnas. The film, produced and released by Acme Film on 16 September 2022, has had 25,344 admissions and 176,674 EUR gross to date.