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A WINNER IS SEEN AT THE START

Director: Zhannat Alshanova
90mn I France, Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan, near Almaty.
MILA (17 years old) stays with her unstable mother and her little sister in a post-Soviet sanatorium where she gets bored.
She notices a swimming team there, which she eventually joins, and discovers an experimental training method that allows her to challenge her limits.
But the accidental death of one of her teammates will seriously change the course of events and reveal the dark side of the competition, including corruption, doping, and troubled relationships…

About

Production: Films de Force Majeure, Accidental Films

Release : prévue pour 2024

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Support

Région Sud, Hubert Bals Fund

Project selected at
When East Meets West 2021, Cinemart 2022

Crew

Director Zhannat Alshanova

Technical sheet

Feature
Format HD
Sound 5.1, stereo
Length 90 minutes
Colour