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Correction Class

Original title: Klass korrektsii
German title: Correction Class
Russia, Germany, 2014

Director: Tverdovsky, Ivan I.
Production company: New People Film Company
Co-producers: Jomami Filmproduktion
Age recommendation: 14 years and up

Lena is a bright, disabled girl who, after years spent studying at home, is keen to get back to school. She is assigned to a special class for disabled pupils who have to present themselves before a school commission at the end of the year in order to prove that they merit being moved back into a “normal” class. Her enervated teachers, however, show absolutely no desire to motivate the students and help them improve; on the contrary, they try to quash right from the start any interest Lena shows in more complex study material. Nevertheless, Lena soon involves herself in the school routine and gets together with classmate Anton. Yet their transparent happiness isn’t to everyone’s liking and repercussions soon follow...

Marketing strategies:
Based on the novel by Ekaterina Murashova

Karlovy Vary IFF 2014, Cottbus IFF 2014 (awarded), Marrakech IFF 2014, Just Film Tallinn 2014 (awarded)

World sales address/es:
New People (RU)