Sasha and Petya are 20 years old, they go clubbing, have arguments with relatives and try to understand their own thoughts. After one of the parties their friend walks out the window and both Petya and Sasha succeed in performing a lot of irresponsible actions.
‘Acid’ is the feature directorial debut for Alexander Gorchilin, actor of the the Gogol Center theatre. The film premiered at 2018 Kinotavr Film Festival where it won Best Debut Award.
Acid, dir. Alexander Gorchilin; Russia; 2018. Cast: Philipp Avdeev, Alexander Kuznetsov. 98 min, 18+.
Reception at 9 pm. We recommend arriving early for the best available seating. Screening begins at 9:45 pm. The film will be presented by director Alexander Gorchilin, lead actors Philipp Avdeev and Alexander Kuznetsov and producer Sabina Eremeeva.
The Moscow premiere of the film will be held as part of the third international Strelka Film Festival by Okko. The programme includes Russian and Moscow premieres of films from different countries selected by curator Stas Tyrkin. Winners of and participants in international competitions, including festivals in Cannes, Berlinale and Sundance and the Russian Kinotavr, will be presented in a series of eleven film screenings. The festival is supported by Okko, a streaming service that develops projects provoking viewers’ interest in cinema. Its’ collection includes blockbusters, popular series, short films and independent movies. Okko also supports festivals and hold special screenings.The curator of the film festival is Stas Tyrkin: film critic, member of the Moscow International Film Festival selection committee, program director of the Dvijenie festival and curator of the cinema course at the Gogol Center.