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Housekeeping for Beginners (2024)

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Director: Goran Stolevski Run Time: 107 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2024

Starring: Alina Serban, Anamaria Marinca, Mia Mustafa, Samson Selim, Vladimir Tintor

Country: North Macedonia, Poland, Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo
Language: Macedonian, Romani, Albanian with English subtitles

About the film:

Awarded the Queer Lion at the 2023 Venice Film Festival
North Macedonia’s entry for Best International Feature at the 96th Academy Awards

From acclaimed filmmaker Goran Stolevski comes a story exploring the universal truths of family, both the ones we’re born into and the ones we find for ourselves. Dita never wanted to be a mother, but circumstances force her to raise her girlfriend’s two daughters, tiny troublemaker Mia and rebellious teen Vanesa. A battle of wills ensues as the three continue to butt heads and become an unlikely family that must fight to stay together.

“a phenomenal achievement – an untamed, densely detailed drama that crackles with so much feral energy, you practically get a static shock from the screen.”

—Wendy Ide, Screen International

About the filmmaker:

Goran Stolevski is a Macedonia-born, Melbourne-based film director and screenwriter whose work often examines migrant life. Working in 10 languages, his short films have screened at more than hundred festivals across six continents, including his queer feminist drama Would You Look at Her (2017), which won the international shorts competition at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. He made his feature directorial debut with the supernatural folk-horror story You Won’t Be Alone (2022), which premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition. He was named among Variety’s global “10 Directors to Watch for 2022” list. His second feature film, Of an Age (2023), premiered opening night at the 2022 Melbourne International Film Festival. Housekeeping for Beginners (2024) is his third feature film.

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