Private Project

Marginal the

The film’s main character is an obsessive amateur writer, living an isolated life away from society and reality.
The filmmakers set themselves the task of reflecting his irrational world in the language of cinema, combining dreams and reality, memories and erotic fantasies, euphoria and alcoholic depression.
The film follows the creative torment and elation of inspiration felt in writing his novel.
Each step of the creative process is symbolically shown in a series of separate metaphorical episodes.
This experimental exercise researches creativity – one of life’s great mysteries.

  • Dmitry Trofimov
  • Kasatov Konstantin
  • Dmitry Trofimov
  • Angelica Trofimova
  • Salnikov Sergey
  • Dmitry Trofimov
  • Sergey Salnikov
    Key Cast
    "Особъ "
  • Tatiana Rybinets
    Key Cast
    "Она "
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  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    49 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 20, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    7,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
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Director Biography - Dmitry Trofimov, Kasatov Konstantin

Dmitry Trofimov was born on 03.10.1963 in the city of Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Author, director, screenplay and script writer.
Since 1984 he has made more than 30 experimental films; between 1987 to 2004, collaborating with Angela Ashihmina, co-author and main character of most of them.
His abstract photography is displayed on Instagram.
Participant and prizewinner in numerous international film festivals showcasing video art and experimental cinema.
Died 30.04.2022 in city Pushkino, Russia.

Konstantin Kasatov was born in Leningrad in 1964.
Author, screenwriter and director of experimental and documentary films ("The Color of Time").
Graduated from St. Petersburg Institute of Cinema and Television in 1996 with a degree in television directing.
Since 2000, worked in Moscow on Channel One and on Culture Channel as an editing director including the series "Personal Memories of a Big Life" and "More than Love"; collaborating with independent film studios as a cameraman, screenwriter ("Indefinable Landscape").
Particular interest in independent film and theatre projects.

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