MARIA (2018)


A quiet young girl has a dispute with her mother. She decides to enter the monastery to become a nun. Upon her arrival, she is given a new name, Maria, and a mysterious past is brought out along the way revealing the history behind her rebellious acts.

Currently, Maria is being entered to film festivals all over the world. Please contact the film’s distributor for more information

Writer / Director: Giovanni Rustanto
Cast: Alžběta Volhejnová, Michelle Arnold, Abigail Rice
Producers: Steve Reverand, Martin Raiman
Cinematographer: Pathomwat Wansukprasert
Music and Sound Design: Petar Mrdjen
Art Design: Lika Gavrish
VFX: Lukasz Krawczyk, David Havel

Main Festival Selections and Awards:


🏆 Top Indie Film Awards 2018 – BEST DIRECTOR
🏆 European Film Festival Mainstream & Underground 2018 (Russia) – BEST SHORT FINALIST
📽️ Go Debut European Film Festival 2018 (Lithuania) – WORLD PREMIERE
📽️ Short To The Point 2018 (Romania)
📽️ Bucharest ShortCut CineFest 2018 (Romania)
📽️ East Europe International Film Festival – Warsaw Edition (Poland)