Mesmerizing Sports Doc OVER THE LIMIT Shortlisted for IDA Best Feature Award, Opens on 10/12 in NYC
For five years, former gymnast and documentarian Marta Prus followed Russian rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun on her pressure-filled quest for Olympic Gold. OVER THE LIMIT, Prus' first feature-length documentary, was an Official Selection at IDFA Amsterdam, theMoscow Int'l. Documentary Film Festival and Goteborg Film Festival.
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An intimate portrait of the world's most outstanding rhythmic gymnast, OVER THE LIMIT shows how the grueling Russian system for training athletes transgresses numerous boundaries. Mamun has reached a crucial moment in her career -- she's soon to retire, but has one final goal set out for her: winning Olympic gold. And while competing against her best friend, Yana Kudryavtseva, and being driven by the sport's most infamous, groundbreaking and fiercely determined coach, OVER THE LIMIT becomes a nail-biting behind-the-scenes drama, which shines a spotlight on the intense physical and mental labor put into a sport that thrives on its beautiful aesthetics.
Watch the trailer here:
OVER THE LIMIT (2017)
Directed/Written by: Marta Prus
Produced by: Anna Kepinska, Maciej Kubicki, Zuzanna Hencz (co-producer)
Cinematography by: Adam Suzin
Edited by: Maciej Pawlinski
RT: 74 minutes