With the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Moscow Government and the Department of Culture of the city of Moscow

The Closing film of the 42nd MIFF

CLOSING FILM
ON THE EDGE
NA OSTRIYE

Director: EDUARD BORDUKOV
RUSSIA
2020, 114'
The film’s two main protagonists are Russia’s best saber fencers. One of them has long been in the limelight, the other only recently made it to the national team and has been winning almost every tournament since. The two athletes begin to fight for supremacy both inside and outside of the arena. 
 
Eduard Bordukov was born in 1979. Graduated from the Mining & Electrical Engineering Faculty of the Moscow State Mining University in 2001. Between 1996 and 2011, he was a professional sportsman (long-distance running), a world-class athlete, a multiple champion and prize winner of Russia, a finalist of the European Championship in 2006. In 2011, he graduated from the two-year film director course of the Artkino film school. He made his feature film debut with «The Pitch» in 2015.