Marija is a Ukrainian working in Germany as a cleaning lady. One day, she'd like to have her own hair salon, but when she loses her job, the dream seems unattainable. Despite that, she refuses to give up and is determined to do everything to succeed in the foreign country. Michael Koch's confident debut captured the attention of film critics as well as international festivals partly thanks to Margarita Breitkrez's performance in the leading role.
Director: Michael Koch
Screenplay: Michael Koch
Director of Photography: Bernhard Keller
Editor: Florian Riegel
Producer: Claudia Steffen, Christoph Firedel
Original title: Marija
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Year of production: 2016
Length (min): 100
Language: German, Russian
Subtitles: Czech, English
Section: Panorama
Sponsors: Deutsche Botschaft Prag – Německé velvyslanectví v Praze, Česko-německé kulturní jaro 2017, Velvyslanectví Švýcarské konfederace

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