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RUSSIA , Lithuania , Ireland , France | 95 minutes | 2018

As he does in his first two features – the searing Corrections Class (2013) and the intriguing Zoology (2016) – young Russian indie helmer Ivan I. Tverdovsky pits an outsider against the system. This time it’s Denis, a teen with a rare congenital immunity to pain… which his mother and her gang of apparatchiks are only too eager to exploit. A dark tale with thriller overtones that’s a scathing indictment of toxic parenting and selfish greed. CANADIAN PREMIERE

Special Jury Mention - Karlovy Vary Film Festival 


Friday October 5, 2018

Program #36
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Wednesday October 10, 2018

Program #163
Cinéma du Parc 1

Saturday October 13, 2018

Program #254
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Ivan I. Tverdovsky

No biography

2018 Jumpman, feature
2016 Zoology, feature
2014 Corrections Class, feature
2013 Space Dog, documentary
2012 Pianism, documentary
2009 As If Waiting for a Bus, documentary

distribution and credits

  • Music Kirill Richter
  • Editing Ivan I. Tverdovsky
  • Cinematographer Denis Alarcón Ramirez
  • Screenplay Ivan I. Tverdovsky
  • Cast Anna Slyu, Denis Vlasenko


  • New Europe Film Sales

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