Leningrad, one Summer in the early Eighties. The underground rock scene is boiling. Amongst the followers of Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, and the Talking Heads, young Viktor Tsoi (Teo Yoo) is eager to make a name for himself. An encounter with his idol Mike (Roman Bilyk) and his beautiful wife Natasha (Irina Starshenbaum) will change his life forever. Together, the trio will build Viktor’s rock legend and make him immortal.

 

In Russian with English subtitles

 

Director: Kirill Serebrennikov 
Writers: Mikhail Idov, Lili Idova, Ivan Kapitonov, Kirill Serebrennikov
Producers: Pavel Burya, Georgy Chumburidze, Mikhail Finogenov, Murad Osmann, Ilya Stewart
Cast: Teo Yoo, Irina Starshenbaum, Roman Bilyk, Filipp Avdeev, Alexandr Gorchilin, Alexander Kuznetsov
Cinematographer: Vladislav Opelyants    
Editor: Yuriy Karikh
Country: Russia / France
Runtime: 126 minutes