Leto

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Showings

St. Anthony Main Theatre 5 Fri, Apr 12, 2019 9:50 PM
Parkway Theater Tue, Apr 16, 2019 9:30 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$15.00
Members:$11.00
Student (Box Office Only):$8.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Programs:World Cinema
Tags:Drama
Music
Historical Drama
Biography
Arts
Release Year:2018
Runtime:126 min
Country/Region:Russia
France
Language:Russian
English
Print Source:Gunpowder & Sky
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8ftavdKq_s
Cast/Crew
Director:Kirill Serebrennikov
Producer:Ilya Stewart
Murad Osmann
Pavel Buria
Mikhail Finogenov
Cinematographer:Vladislav Opelyants
Screenwriter:Mikhail Idov
Lily Idova
Kirill Serebrennikov
Editor:Yuriy Karikh
Principal Cast:Roma Zver
Irina Starshenbaum
Teo Yoo
Philipp Avdeev
Evgeniy Serzin (Evgueni Serzine)
Aleksandr Gorchilin
Vasily Mikhailov
Aleksandr Kuznetsov
Nikita Yefremov

Description

Leto is a rockin' fictionalized tale of the real life friendship and collaboration of legendary Soviet punk rockers Viktor Tsoi (played by Teo Yoo) and his idol Mike Naemenko (Roman Bilyk). Filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov, who finished the film under house arrest in Russia and remains under home confinement, presents a love letter to early 80s Leningrad and the youth counterculture that smuggled in LPs of Bowie, Dylan, and Velvet Underground from the West. The film charts Viktor and Mike's rise in the Leningrad underground music scene, from rowdy backstage antics to wild beach parties and jam sessions. Infused with influential music of the era and dreamlike rock sequences including an unforgettable rendition of Talking Heads' "Psycho Killer" aboard a train, Leto is a film for music lovers and general audiences alike. Leto premiered in competition at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

Director Biography


Kirill Serebrennikov is a Russian filmmaker widely known and praised for his work in cinema, television and live theater. He is a graduate of Rostov State University and has been making film since 1994.


Press

"For all of its candied sketchiness, Leto nails the feeling -- or the memory -- of finding yourself in a world that isn't afraid of who you might become." - IndieWire


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