The Seaside


Simona’s friend promised her that she could earn a lot of money working by the sea. But instead, she’s forced into prostitution with violent men every night. She tried running away, but was caught, dragged back, and punished. Simona is desperate to escape, but how?


  • Directed by
    Christian Elliott & Elle Ginter
  • Written by Elle Ginter
  • Produced by:
    Stephen Montgomery
  • Starring:
    Evan Holovatskyi, Martin Hristov


  • 2023 Best Short Movie – Swedish Film Festival
  • 2023 Best Director – Washington DC cinema Festival
  • 2023 Best Short Film – Sofia Art Film FestivalĀ 
  • 2023 Best Inspirational movie – 4th Dimension Independent Film Festival