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.

Director's Biography
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 2016
Alexey German Jr.
Russia / Ukraine / Poland 2015
137 minutes
OV with English subtitles
Screenplay Alexey German Jr.
Cinematography Evgeniy Privin, Sergey Mikhal’chuk
Editing Sergey Ivano
Sound/Sounddesign Ivan Gusakov
Music Andrew Surotdinov
With Louis Franck, Merab Ninidze, Viktoriya Korotkova, Chulpan Khamatova
Producer(s) 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)
METRAFILMS Rochdelskaya Str. 15, Building 8 123022 Moscow Russia production@metrafilms.ru www.metrafilms.ru
Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Berlin International Film Festival 2015

Premierenstatus / Premiere Status
Austrian Premiere