THE THIRD LIFE OF MARINA KLESHCHEVA
Drama RU 52 / 80'
DIR.: Elena Demidova
PROD.: Liza Antonova
PROD. COMP.: Passenger Film Studio
LOOKING FOR: co-production, funding
The story of the life of the actress Marina Kleshcheva. After she is released from prison, she attempts to transform her life before our eyes but her previous life is constantly pulling her back. Filmmakers S. Loznitsa and K.Serebrennikov film her but she has nowhere to live and all too often she doesn’t even have enough money to buy cigarettes. While her fellow actors meet in café’s, she is taking parcels to her husband in jail. She is a talented woman but is already fifty. Does she have the time and energy to get ahead in life and attain success?
Director, scriptwriter, producer, born in Russia. First education – Moscow State Technical University (engineer) and Voronezh State University (The Faculty of History). Director’s education: film school Internews, Moscow. Participated in Hot Docs Forum, Leipzig Doc Coproduction Meeting, Baltic Forum, Dragon Forum, Below Zero Pitching Forum a.o. Her docs are broadcasted on number of TV channels and participate and win awards at many intl. film festivals. Her debut feature film was released in 2016.