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
74th Cannes Film Festival “Un Certain Regard” Award
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.
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.