The Closing film of the 42nd MIFF
ON THE EDGE
Director: EDUARD BORDUKOV
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.