The Student

The Student

Director: Kirill Serebrennikov

Screening time: 09.04.2017. 21:15

Screening location: Kino Tuškanac

Runtime: 119 min

Awards: Festivals and awards: UN CERTAIN REGARD/ CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - Official Selection - François Chalet Prize, EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2016 - European Composer Award (Ilya Demutsky), FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINEMA (FNC) - Daniel Langlois Innovation Award Vancouver Film Festival, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, CPH PIX, Haifa 33rd International Festival Göteborg Film Festival, Helsinki International Film Festival, Biografilm Festival 2016

Synopsis:

Veniamin, a teenager in the midst of a mystical crisis, has his mother, schoolmates and entire high school turned upside down by his questions.

- Can girls go to their swimming classes in bikinis?

- Does sex education have a place in school?

- Should the theory of evolution be taught as part of the Natural Sciences?

The adults are soon overwhelmed by the certitudes of the youngster who swears only by Scripture. No one but Elena, his biology teacher, will alone challenge him on his own ground.

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