penpals

Belarus, 2017, 23'

Director

Nella Vasilevskaya

Producer

Maria Egorova,
Nikita Stozhkov

Scenario

Nella Vasilevskaya

Rights Holder

Nella Vasilevskaya

DOP

Evgeniy Verenyov

Cast

Anastasiya Vasilieva, Roman Shytsko, Polina Dobrovolskaya, Yarina Prihodko

Production

National Film Studio “Belarusfilm”, Belarusian State Academy of Arts

Anton and Lisa have been penpals for a year and have fallen in love but only communicate via social media. To celebrate their one-year anniversary, Anton decides to travel from Moscow to Minsk to meet Lisa for the first time and the two discover awkwardly how little they really know about each another.

HONORS
2017 26th Zolotoy Vityaz International Film Forum (Russia) diploma “For Artistic Approach to Topic of Relationships in Modern Society
10 Amateur Сinema Profi IFF (Russia) Audience Award (2nd prize)
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
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Nella Vasilevskaya

Born in 1989. In 2012 graduated from the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts with a specialization in «Directing of Folk Ceremonies and Celebrations». In 2012 entered the course of feature film directing at the Belarusian State Academy of Arts. Her films have participated in international film festivals in Kazakhstan, Germany, Russia, Armenia, Ukraine, Poland and won several Grand Prix.

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