Just Before

Goes to Cannes

14:15 2h


Just Before

Category: Tallinn Black Nights Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Alisa Erokhina

Produced by: Denis Kovalevsky & Anna Shalashina (Salt Film Studio (Russia), WISH Media (Russia), Les Steppes Productions (France) with the support of the Russian Ministry of culture and KINOPRIME Foundation

Country of production: Russia, France

Original title: Накануне

Genre: Feature film

Language: Russian

Runtime: 90 min

Completed in: October 2021

15-year-old Max prepares to kill his father’s mistress Anna. The film shows the last days in the life of both characters. On the day of the tragedy, Max rings Anna’s doorbell with a gun clenched in his pocket. This is when their first and final conversation occurs and reveals the truth about both of them.