IVY

LAND Of GOOD KIDS

CORRECTIONS CLASS

2014

 

 

Based on the book by Ekaterina Murashova. „Correction Class“ features the children stuck in a school program created for problem children, kept totally separate from the other children. The film’ heroes are on the threshold of adult life. They still have a last chance to change their fate and leave the class. The first love, the first rivalry, and the first treachery await them.

 

Production: Film Company New People, Jomami

Director: Ivan I. Tverdovsky

Cast: Maria Poezhaeva (Lena), Filipp Avdeev (Anton), Nikita Kukushkin (Misha)

 

Prizes:

Best Film Main Prize, Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique Prize, Ecumenical Jury Prize; Filmfestival Cottbus

Best Film in East of the West; Filmfestival Kalovy Vary

Best Debut; Kinotavr Open Russian Filmfestival

Golden Star Top Prize; Marrakech Film Festival

Best Director, Best Actress; Pacific Meridian International Film Festival

Best Film Directing; Batumi International Art-House Film Festival

Grand Prize, Audience Award, Best Screenplay; Russian Film Week Honfleur

Audience Award, Human Values Award; Thessaloniki International Film Festival

 

Additional Official Selections:

Göteborg Film Festival

Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival

Scanorama European Film Forum

ARS Independent Festival

Russian Film Week Berlin

Festival du nouveau Cinéma

Shanghai International Film Festival