30.09. - 09.10.2021

Arrhythmia Russia, Finland, Germany 2017 | 116 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Boris Khlebnikov

BORIS KHLEBNIKOV (*1972) is one of the most important directors in contemporary Russian cinema. His films Roads to Koktebel (2003), Free Floating (2006) and A Long and Happy Life (2013) were shown at major international festivals and won numerous prizes.

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Oleg is approaching 30 and as a doctor spends his working life saving lives. He takes far less care of his own life, often drinking too much after exhausting shifts. The marriage to his wife Katya, who works in A&E, has more lows than highs. One day, she announces she wants a divorce. The only problem is that until Oleg finds a new place they will both have to get by together in their tiny apartment. With a mix of absurd humour and directorial meticulousness, the film examines the arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat, of a tense relationship.
Original title: Arrhythmia
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Russian
Section: Freihafen
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Boris Khlebnikov
Screenplay: Nataliia Meshchaninova, Boris Khlebnikov
Cast: Aleksandr Yatsenko, Irina Gorbacheva, Nikolay Shrayber, Maxim Lagashkin, Albina Tikhanova
Producer: Ruben Dishdishyan, Sergey Selyanov, Natalia Drozd, Aleksi Hivarinen, Tony Valla, Eva Blondiau
Director of Photography: Alisher Khamidkhodzhaev
Production Design: Olga Khlebnikova
Editor: Ivan Lebedev, Julia Batalova
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Indie Sales
Production: Mars Media Entertainment; CTB Film Company in Coproduction mit Don Films; Post Control; COLOR OF MAY
Contact: Martin Gondre, Indie Sales:


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