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A forbidden romance between a 16-year-old Russian Jewish immigrant kid in Toronto and his cousin by marriage, a 14-year-old girl from Moscow with a scandalous past.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Alex Ozerov ... Mark
Deanna Dezmari Deanna Dezmari ... Bella
Genadijs Dolganovs ... Roman
Sasha K. Gordon ... Natasha
Igor Ovadis ... Fima
Aya-Tatyana Stolnits Aya-Tatyana Stolnits ... Zina
Aidan Shipley ... Rufus
Mila Kanev Mila Kanev ... Dora
Pavel Tsitrinel Pavel Tsitrinel ... Meyer
Lola Tash ... Jana
Alla Kadysh Alla Kadysh ... Faina
Sergiy Kotelenets Sergiy Kotelenets ... Gena
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Boyce David Boyce ... Justice of the Peace
Kylon Howell Kylon Howell ... Kid #2
Joshua Teixeira Joshua Teixeira ... Kid #1
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A forbidden romance between a 16-year-old Russian Jewish immigrant kid in Toronto and his cousin by marriage, a 14-year-old girl from Moscow with a scandalous past.

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Country:

Canada

Language:

Russian | English

Release Date:

28 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,325, 30 April 2017

Gross USA:

$8,325

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,325
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At 16, he's coming of age; at 14 she's too old too soon
27 July 2016 | by richard-1967See all my reviews

This is a coming-of-age movie about 16-year-old Mark, but it's much different than the usual fare. First, although shot in Toronto with an American director, about 75% of the film is in Russian with sub-titles. Second and more important, the other main character, Natasha, is s 14-year-old recent émigré from Ukraine who has seen way too many "worldly" things at way too young an age.

The unlikely friendship/romance between Mark and Natasha begins when they're thrown together when her mother marries his uncle. Natasha never smiles, says a character. But Mark is assigned by his mother to show her around their suburban town, which he dutifully does. And gradually, she learns to trust him.

There is a sweetness and tenderness that develops between Mark and Natasha, but the causes of her underlying sadness lurk nearby. It would give away too much to provide more detail. So suffice it to say that the movie works well for the most part, portraying two teenagers who both speak Russian but otherwise have very different backgrounds and life experiences, yet come together in a natural and believable way.

The use of Russian with English subtitles is so well integrated into the story that I barely noticed. It looks and feels like an English-speaking film, just one in which the principals speak mostly Rusian.


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