Original Name: Medea
English Name: Medea
Year: 2021
Run time: 139 min
Language: Russian, English, French, Hebrew
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: Russia
Director: Aleksandr Zeldovich
Producer: Aleksandr Zeldovich, Anna Kachko, Tatiana Ostern
Cast: Tinatin Dalakishvili, Evgeniy Tsyganov
Screenplay: Aleksandr Zeldovich
Cinematographer: Aleksandr Ilkhovskiy
Editor: Daniil Nikolskiy
Sound Designer: Anton Balaban
Music Composer: Aleksey Retinskiy
Costume Designer: Tatyana Parfenova
Production Designer: Stepan Lukyanov
Production Company: 11 Production
World Sales: REASON8 Films
World Sales Phone: +44 7914 621 232
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  • Locarno IFF 2021
  • Kinotavr 2021
  • FilmFest Hamburg 2021
  • Seville IFF 2021
  • Rotterdam IFFR 2022

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2010 Target
  • 2000 Moscow
  • 1990 Sunset

Director’s Biography:

Aleksandr Zeldovich is a Russian screenwriter, film director and stage director. Graduated from Moscow State University with a degree in psychology, he worked in Moscow hospitals as psychotherapist before matriculating at the Postgraduate School for Film Directors and Screenwriters. His internationally acclaimed feature films Sunset (1990), Moscow (2000) and, Target (2011) were part of Berlinale’s and Venice’s official selection and received numerous awards around the world.


For the sake of her future with the father of her two children, she commits a crime so grave that he withdraws from her. Feeling betrayed for having paid an enormous price for happiness, she tries to fill the void with sex and religion; but resentment drives her to revenge.