Genre:  Documentary, Drama
Running Time:  93 min.
Release Date: May 6, 2016 - Toronto, Vancouver - May 6, 2016 - Toronto, Vancouver

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
based on 54 votes and 4 reviews
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Cast: Alex Ozerov, Sasha K. Gordon, Aidan Shipley, Lola Tash


Mark Berman (Alex Ozerov) is the 16-year-old son of Russian immigrants living just north of Toronto. His uncle enters into an arranged marriage with a Russian woman. When the woman arrives in Canada, it turns out she has an adolescent daughter named Natasha (Sasha K. Gordon).

Mark's parents ask him to show Natasha around and help her to feel at home. He finds out that despite her young age, Natasha, 14, led a troubled and promiscuous life back in Moscow. The two begin to fall in love and their secret romance leads to bizarre and tragic consequences, not only for them, but for everyone around them.

  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Toronto.

Director: David Bezmozgis
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Bill Marks, Deborah Marks
Screenplay: David Bezmozgis

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  • 5 stars "Great movie! Very authentic from a fantastic author and director!"
  • 5 stars "Natasha is a brave and thoughtful movie that speaks to us on many levels. Not all families are created equal and circumstances in our life create our reality. Beautiful, smart and sensitive movie that you will want to talk about for a long time!"
  • 5 stars "Such a sensitive and intelligent film!"