English (Available subtitled in English)
Natasha takes place over the course of one summer. Mark Berman, 16, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants living in the suburbs north of Toronto. When his uncle enters into an arranged marriage with woman from Moscow, the woman arrives in Canada with her fourteen-year-old daughter, Natasha. Mark, a slacker, is conscripted by his parents to take responsibility for the strange girl. He learns that, in Moscow, she’d led a troubled and promiscuous life. A secret and forbidden romance begins between the two of them that has bizarre and tragic consequences for everyone involved.
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Vortex Words + Pictures
DIRECTOR: David Bezmozgis
Cast/Participants: Alex Ozerov, Deanna Dezmari, Genadijs Dolganovs, Igor Ovadis, Aidan Shipley, Aya-Tatyana Stolnits, Sasha K. Gordon