POD ELEKTRICHESKIMI OBLAKAMI / Under Electric Clouds
Russia 2017. The world could be on the verge of a great war. People are anxious that things could fall apart. Revolving around an unfinished building, a diverse group of outsiders struggle to find their place in this rapidly changing society, making up the mosaic of existence that is life itself … With sophisticated visuals and wit, writer-director Alexey German Jr. boldly pursues his exploration of Russian culture and politics by reaching deep into the soul of the human spirit.
ALEXEY GERMAN JR., born in Moscow in 1976, studied at the Russian Film School –VGIK and received numerous international awards for his early shorts. His feature debut received a Special Mention at the Venice International Film Festival, where his second film Garpastum participated in the official competition and his third feature Paper Soldier won the Silver Lion. // Films (selection): Posledniy poezd (The Last Train, 2003) Garpastum (2005; CE’06), Bumazhnyy soldat (Paper Soldier, 2008; CE’09), Korotkoe zamykanie (Crush, 2009), Pod elektricheskimi oblakami (Under Electric Clouds, 2015)
European Panorama Fiction
ALEXEY GERMAN JR.
Russia / Ukraine / Poland 2015
DCP / color
- Alexey German Jr.
- Evgeniy Privin, Sergey Mikhal’chuk
- Sergey Ivano
- Ivan Gusakov
- Andrew Surotdinov
- Louis Franck, Merab Ninidze, Viktoriya Korotkova, Chulpan Khamatova
- Artem Vasiliev (METRAFILMS, RU), Andrey Saveliev (RU), Rushan Nasibulin (RU), Sergey Antonov, Egor Olesov (Linked Films, UA), Dariusz Jabłoński, Violetta Kamińska, Izabela Wójcik (Apple Film Production, PL), Krzysztof Zanussi (Telewizja Polska, PL), Channel One Russia (RU)
Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Berlin International Film Festival 2015
Premierenstatus / Premiere Status