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Vivan las Antipodas!
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Where would you end up if you were to dig a straight tunnel from one side of the world to the other? This question has aroused the fantasy of many writers, children, and now documentary filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky. He didn't just fantasize about it, but really went on a journey and filmed four pairs of antipodes: Argentina and China, Spain and New Zealand, Hawaii and Botswana, and Russia and Chile. During his visits to four such antipodal pairs, the award-winning documentary filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky captured images that turn our view of the world upside down. A beautiful, peaceful sunset in Entre Ríos is contrasted with the bustling streets in rainy Shanghai. People who live in a wasteland are connected to people dwelling next to a volcano. Landscapes which splendor touches the soul are juxtaposed with the clamor of a vast city. These antipodes seem mythically connected, somehow united by their oppositeness.

About Directors

Victor Kossakovsky (b. 1961 in St. Petersburg, Russia) is strongly connected to the Russian documentary tradition. He made his directorial debut with "Losev" in 1989. His breakthrough came in 1992 with “The Belovs”, a documentary about two mismatched Russian siblings, which won numerous awards. This was followed by "Wednesday 19.7.1961" (1997), "Pavel and Lyalya" (1998) and the subsequent trilogy "I Loved You" (2000). Recently he has made a mark with "Tishe!" (2003) and "Svyato" (2006). He received more than 100 national and international prizes for his films. Selected filmography: "Losev" (1989, doc), "The Belovs" (1992, doc), "Wednesday 19.7.1961" (1997, doc), "Pavel and Lyalya" (1998, doc), "I Loved You" (2000, doc),"Russia from My Window" (2003), "Hush!" (2003, doc, screened in Lithuania), "Svyato" (2006, short doc), "¡Vivan las Antipodas!" (2011, "Kino pavasaris").
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Metai - 2011
Šalis - Germany, Argentina, Netherlands, Chile
Trukmė - 105 min
Režisierius - Victor Kossakovsky
Scenarijaus autoriai - Victor Kossakovsky
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Prodiuseriai - Heino Deckert, Joost de Vries, Juan Manuel Egaña, Gema Juarez Allen, Leontine Petit
Operatorius - Victor Kossakovsky
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Platintojas - Deckert Distribution
Dialogai - English, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Aboriginal
Subtitrai - Lithuanian, English
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