Directed byChristian Johannes Koch

FIRST Screening

Cinema Ariston di Sestri Levante (via Eraldo Fico, 12) - SALA 1

24 May, 2021



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A high school teacher’s double life begins to crumble as her well-hidden secrets gradually emerge.

Marina, a teacher in her forties, leads a quiet life with her husband and a daughter. But appearances are deceptive: she has a secret relationship with Artem, the father of one of her students, Ulyana. Although both Artem and his daughter have been living on the edge of this small town for years, neither of them has a residence permit. Their secret is revealed one day when Ulyana is arrested for theft. This minor incident has far-reaching consequences: not only are Artem and Ulyana’s lives destroyed, but Marina’s involvement in the whole situation is revealed.


Release year: 2020
Cast: Rachel Braunschweig, Aleksey Serebryakov, Michael Neuenschwander
Directed by Christian Johannes Koch
Genre Drama
Duration 110 minutes
Country Switzerland