date festival


Unclenching the Fists

Разжимая кулаки

Kira Kovalenko
2021 - Russia - 1h37

Screenings : thursday 27 - 7:15 pm - Centre de congrès - Auditoriumrium friday 28 - 10:00 am - Grand Théâtre
In a former mining town in North Ossetia, a young woman called Ada tries to escape from the stifling influence of the family she rejects as much as she loves.
Kira Kovalenko
Kira Kovalenko was born in December 1989. She joined Alexander Sokourov's directing workshop in Nalchik in 2010. During her studies she made several short films. Her first feature, Sofitchka, a film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Fazil Iskander, was released in 2016. Unclenching the Fists is her second feature.

Cast : Milana Agouzarova, Lik Karaev, Sosian Khougaev, Kheta Bibilov, Arsen Khetagourov
Screenplay : Kira Kovalenko , Anton Iarouch, Lioubov Moulmenko
Cinematography : Pavel Fomintsev
Sound : Rostilav Alimov
Editing : Moukharam Kaboulova, Vincent Devaud

Production : Alexandre Rodnianski, Sergueï Melkoumov

French distributor : ARP