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THE PENCIL

THE PENCIL

Alternate Titles: Prostoi Karandash

Drama | Russian | 100 minutes

Company

Fortissimo Films BV


Cast & Crew

Director

Natalya Nazarova

Cast

Nadezdha Gorelova


Synopsis

Antonina, an artist from Saint Petersburg, follows her husband, a political prisoner, to the deep north province of Russia. She starts teaching art in a local school, and is determined to lift the spirit of the downtrodden children in her class. But she finds herself opposed by a twelve-year-old boy, Misha, whose brother is a feared local gang leader.

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Completion Year

2019


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