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Russian director Kantemir Balagov presents his feature film debut with 'Closeness'. In Nalchik, a Russian town close to the frontier with Georgia, Ilana and her family have trouble making ends meet. But one night, they decide to make an exception to celebrate the engagement of David, Ilana's brother, and his girlfriend. The next day, David and his fiancée are nowhere to be found, and the family receives a kidnapping note. From this point, the door is open for a spiral of madness and despair while Ilana and her family risk it all in order to save David. The film participated at the 2017 Cannes Festival inside the section Un Certain Regard, where it participated in the section Un Certain Regard, where it won the FIPRESCI Award from the international critics.