Behind the Mirror

Sometimes a day can begin with ordinary shopping and end with a deadly trap. No one had imagined how terrible this day would be, and what would be reflected in the sinister mirrors that adorn the walls of the boutique.

  • Svetlana Mertsalova
    Director
  • Svetlana Mertsalova
    Writer
  • Svetlana Mertsalova
    Producer
  • Gayane Kalmykova
    Key Cast
  • Svetlana Mertsalova
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    За зеркалом
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Mystic, drama
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 30, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Switzerland
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
  • Language:
    Russian
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • SVOBODA
    Rostov-on-Don
    Russian Federation
    official selection
  • Window to Europe
    St. Petersburg
    Russian Federation
    July 1, 2019
    official selection
  • Lisbon Film Rendezvous
    Lisbon
    Portugal
    December 4, 2019
    Semi-finalist
Director Biography - Svetlana Mertsalova

Svetlana Mertsalova began her career as a writer. The first book was published in 2008. Now she has several books, of these, the most famous are "When a butterfly breaks its wings" and "The reverse side of glamor", "Resound of the past". In 2012 she graduated from the directing department of the Higher School of Directors and Screenwriters in St. Petersburg. She was a screenwriter and director of short films: "The Dolls Come to Live at Midnight", "Shoot faster, baby!", "Forget to remember", "Behind the mirror". Svetlana Mertsalova participated in several film festivals with her films ("Rome Independent Prisma Awards", "DROP", "12MFF", "Window to Europe""Lisbon Film Rendezvous", "REC", "Oniros Film Awards")

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