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  • [en] Trailer USA - Gunpowder & Sky

Brief synopsis

Leningrad, one summer in the early eighties. Smuggling LP’s by Lou Reed and David Bowie, the underground rock scene is boiling, ahead of the Perestroika. Mike and his beautiful wife Natasha meet with young Viktor Tsoï. Together with friends, they will change the destiny of rock’n’roll in the Soviet Union.

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Teo YooViktor Tsoi [L]
Roma ZverMike [L]
Irina StarshenbaumNatasha [L]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Director of photographyVladislav Opelyants
Costume designerTatyana Dolmatovskaya
DirectorKirill Serebrennikov
ProducerIlya Stewart
ProducerMurad Osmann
ProducerPavel Buria
ProducerMikhail Finogenov
Co-producerCharles-Evrard Tchekhoff
Production designerAndrey Ponkratov
ScreenwriterKirill Serebrennikov
ScreenwriterLily Idova
ScreenwriterMikhail Idov
Literary sourceNatalia Naumenkobased on the memories of

Production companies

CompanyComment
Hype Film [ru]
Kinovista [fr]co-production

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
BAC Films [fr]France (theatrical)
Charades [fr]International Sales
Gunpowder & Sky [us]USA (theatrical)
Weltkino Filmverleih GmbH [de]Germany (theatrical)

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Teo Yoo2018Cannes Film Festival [fr]Best Actor AwardNominated

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2018FranceFestival de CannesSélection officielle - Compétition

TV-broadcast

TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
First showingFranceCanal+ [fr]Monday, 11/11/2019, 8.50 PMCanal+ Cinéma

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseFranceWednesday, 05/12/2018
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 08/11/2018
PremiereWednesday, 09/05/2018Festival de Cannes [fr]