"Over the Limit" by Marty Prus will be shown in September in cinemas in Spain. All thanks to "The Documentary of the Month" programme at DocsBarcelona Festival.

"The Documentary of the Month" is a programme of DocsBarcelona International Documentary Film Festival, which was initiated to promote documentary cinema among wide audiences - both in big cities and small villages. The programme includes screenings in more than 70 different locations across Spain, Chile and Colombia. The documentary films are selected by Parallel 40.

This month as the documentary of September was chosen "Over the Limit" by Marta Prus. 

Margarita Mamun, an elite Russian rhythmic gymnast, is struggling to become an Olympic champion. It is the most important year of her career and her last chance to achieve the ultimate goal, the gold Olympic medal. The film creates a captivating portrait of a young woman who is desperately trying to handle her own ambitions and meet the expectations of the official Russian training system. It offers an exclusive access to the hidden world of the elite gymnastics and a unique insight into the triangle between the young sportswoman and her two trainers. Over the Limit is an intimate drama about the brutal relationships that lead to success.

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