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Summer Russian Federation, France 2018 | 128 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour and B&W | FF 2018

Kirill Serebrennikow

KIRILL SEREBRENNIKOW (*1969) works as a director in theatre, opera and film and is often in trouble with the authorities because of his open criticism of the system. He was under house arrest while Leto was being shot and directed the film via Skype.

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Kirill Serebrennikov's new film is a light-footed, yet energetic trip through Leningrad's underground music scene, shortly before the advent of perestroika and glasnost
A summer in Leningrad in the early 1980s. While LPs by Lou Reed and David Bowie surreptitiously change hands, the underground music scene is bubbling under. Mike and his wife Natasha meet charismatic musician Wiktor Zoi. Their passion for music soon make them an idiosyncratically inseparable triangle. Despite state control over live music, the new movement they are part of will change the destiny of rock 'n' roll in the Soviet Union.  
Orig. Title: Leto
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Russian
Section: Kaleidoscope
Tags:
Director: Kirill Serebrennikow
Screenplay: Mikhail Idov, Lily Idova, Kirill Serebrennikow
Cast: Roma Zver, Irina Starshenbaum, Teo Yoo
Producer: Ilya Stewart,Murad Osmann,Pavel Buria,Mikhail Finogenov
Sprachfassung: OV with German subtitles
Music: Ilya Demutskiy
Director of Photography: Vladislav Opelyants
Production Designer: Andrey Ponkratov
Editor: Yuriy Karikh
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
Printsource:
German Distributor: Weltkino Verleih
World Sales: Charades
Production: Hype Film; Kinovista
Contact: Katharina Günther, Weltkino Verleih: kguenther@weltkino.de

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