THE PENCIL will be presented at work-in-progress pitching during Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum in March 2018.
Producer Maxim Dashkin is invited to the prestigious EAVE Producers Workshop 2018 with the THE FLIGHT OF THE WASP project.
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.
Producer: Victoria Films, Salt Studio
Written and directed by Natalya Nazarova
Cast: Nadezhda Gorelova, Vladimir Mishukov
TIME: 90 min
Victoria Films´ and Salt Studio´s joint production ´THE PENCIL´ has started shooting.
Victoria Films presented ´FAR FRONTIERS´ project at Film London Production Finance Market in October 2017.
Victoria films options Andrea Brusa’s THE FLIGHT OF THE WASP.
Italy, 1944. In the last months of the Nazi occupation, an Italian engineer turns down the opportunity to pursue his lifelong dream of designing the world’s first helicopter and inspired by love, instead, decides to lift the spirits of his war-ravaged community by inventing the uniquely Italian motorbike: the Vespa.
Producer: Victoria Films
Writer: Andrea Brusa