Laila Pakalnina born 1962 in Liepaja, Latvia.1986 graduated from the Moscow University, Department of TV Journalism. 1991 graduated from the Moscow Film Institute (VGIK), Department of Film Direction. In 1996 she won the FIPRESCI prize in Cannes for the best short film with Pramis / The Ferry. She makes both short and feature length documentaries and fiction films.
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