Antonina, an artist from Saint Petersburg, follows her husband, a political prisoner, to the deep north province of Russia. She starts teaching art in a…
Award-winning Russian screenwriter and director, author of numerous TV series and several successful feature films for new wave of Russian modern cinema directors, including Mermaid (dir. Anna Melikyan, 2007) and Betrayal (dir. Kirill Serebrennikov, 2012).
Her feature debut as a director, The Daughter (2012), won the FIPRESCI Award at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Warsaw International Film Festival, Best Debut Award at the major national festival Kinotavr, and was selected for festivals in Honfleur (France), Cottbus (Germany), Gothenburg (Sweden),Palm Springs (USA), San Francisco (USA), Brussels (Belgium) and many others.
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