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РАЗЖИМАЯ КУЛАКИ / UNCLENCHING THE FISTS

2021 / 97’ / Color / Russia

Director: Kira Kovalenko

Screenplay: Kira Kovalenko , Anton Yarush, Luybov Mulmenko

Cinematographer: Pavel Fomintsev

Editing : Mukharam Kabulova

Cast: Milana Aguzarova, Alik Karaev, Soslan Khugaev, Khetag Bibilov

Producer: Sergey Melkumov, Alexander Rodnyansky

Production: Non-Stop Productions

Distribution:  Bir Film

Awards

74th Cannes Film Festival “Un Certain Regard” Award

 

Summary

In a former mining town in North Ossetia, a young woman struggles to escape the stifling hold of the family she loves as much as she rejects.

Director

Kira Kovalenko is a writer and director born in Nalchik, Russia. She graduated from Kabardino-Balkaria State University. Her previous films include the shorts Marevo , The Sky Seemed Too High , They Abandoned Me , and the feature Sofichka . Unclenching The Fists  is her latest feature.