Length: 90 min.
Year of release: 2020
World premiere: Krakow Film Festival
(awarded by Jury special mention
for the richness of a multi-faceted story set in a seemingly ordinary backdrop, and for the insightful, bitterly ironical take on how the Russian public education system can sometimes break down the idealism of certain teachers whose altruistic goal is to educate and improve the lives of their students)
Other festivals: Beldocs 2020, Shanghai IFF 2020 (Panorama),
Graduates of top-ranking universities arrive to start work at a challenging school in the province. The young teachers encounter difficult students and hostile colleagues. Will the young enthusiasts be able to win their trust and shake up the traditional culture?