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Odyssey Film Club: Leto

  • Harris Academy South Norwood 2 Cumberlow Avenue London SE25 6AE (map)

Dir. Kirill Serebrennikov • 2019 • Russia • Drama/Music • 128 mins • Cert 15 • Eng Subs

Avant-garde Russian filmmaker, Kirill Serebrennikov – currently under house arrest – mines his own past in this beautiful narrative of change and loss.

Set in in Leningrad in the early 1980s, the film depicts a fiercely committed scene who worship secretly at the altar of rock and roll in the lead-up to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Mike – a waifish singer with a wildly popular band - lives in a cramped apartment with his beautiful girlfriend Natasha and a new baby. When musical protegee Viktor enters their lives and catches Natasha’s attention, it spawns a love triangle and promises to change the trajectory of rock n’ roll music in the Soviet Union.

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Earlier Event: 16 November
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Later Event: 22 November