1998, Nalchick, in Russia’s northernmost Caucasus. David and his bride-to-be are kidnapped. With no possibility of going to the police, his sister Ilana and the rest of the family will make as many sacrifices as necessary to rescue the couple. One of the revelations of the year in Un Certain Regard, controversial for showing the allegedly real filming of some military executions.
A student of Alexander Sokurov at the Kabardino-Balkaria University, he has directed short and medium length films. Tesnota is his feature length debut.
RUSSIA. 2017 (118 min)
SCREENPLAYAnton Yarush, Kantemir Balagov
WITHDarya Zhovner, Olga Dragunova
Edition: 2017 Section: Noves Visions One Original language:
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