WHO’S IN IT?

Semyon Serzin (LETO), Chulpan Khamatova (Good Bye Lenin!), Vladislav Semiletkov (Animation), Yuri Kolokolnikov (Tenet), Ivan Dorn (12 Mesyatsev), Yuriy Borisov (Road to Berlin), Yulia Peresild (Five Brides), Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Ilyin (Tsar)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Kirill Serebrennikov (The Student), director, writer; Pavel Burya (Sputnik), Murad Osmann (LETO) and Ilya Stewart (Middleground), producers; Vladislav Opelyants (Sunstroke), cinematographer; Yuriy Karikh (The Sober Cab), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In post-Soviet Russia, auto mechanic Petrov (Serzin) is estranged from his wife Nurlinsa (Khamatova) and their young son (Semiletkov). When the family becomes stricken with flu at the start of the New Year, Petrov comes across a trickster named Igor (Kolokolnikov) who causes them all to suffer surreal hallucinations which blur the line between fantasy and reality…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Russian cinema is at its most psychedelic with this experimental drama that constantly asks you to question what is real and what is imaginary.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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