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First Look
7.3
/10
93 Ratings

Transnistra

Directed by Anna Eborn
Sweden, Denmark, 2019
Documentary
  • Russian
  • English
First Look

Synopsis

Set in the tiny, unrecognized state of Transnistria, following the daily lives of six teens. Tanya plays the field with her male friends while she has a boyfriend abroad. She takes the boys into nature or to dilapidated tower blocks for brief trysts or to have good company.

Our take

Continuing our series of highlights from First Look is this candid look at the unfettered virtues of youth. Shot on handheld 16mm and rendered through the generous participation of its subjects, the film tracks the end of adolescence through its intimate lens and gorgeous soundtrack.

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Awards & Festivals

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2019 | Winner: VPRO Big Screen Award

CPH:DOX

2019

Göteborg Film Festival

2019 | Winner: Dragon Award Best Nordic Documentary

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