OVER THE LIMIT / DIR. Marta Prus

74’ / Telemark / Poland 2017

Margarita Mamun, an elite Russian rhythmic gymnast, is struggling to become an Olympic champion. This is the most important year of her career and her last chance to achieve the ultimate goal – the gold Olympic medal. The film creates a captivating portrait of a young woman who is desperately trying to handle her own ambitions and meet the expectations of the official Russian training system.
It offers an exclusive access to the hidden world of the elite gymnastics and a unique insight into the relationship between the young sportswoman and her two trainers. “Over the Limit” is an intimate drama about harsh relationships that lead to success.


screening I:  6 November 2019 / 13:30