Social relationships in Russian society have changed a great deal since the 1990s. What is expected of you as a young woman these days? And even more importantly, how can you make sure to appeal to the contemporary, successful Russian man? The answer to these questions is Bitch Academy, a training school for the modern-day gold digger.
The male course instructor employs unorthodox methods. Boosted by his advice, exercises and role play, a striking game unfolds between him and his female students. In an atmosphere of sexism and abuse of power, a world of lust and temptation is created in which there's only room for the most ruthless seductress. The students emulate that image, but behind their sexy masks lurks a world of great uncertainty and sorrow.
Filmmaker Alina Rudnitskaya simply observes. Together with her crew, she snakes her way around the tiny classroom and films a shocking portrait of a society adrift.