Sputnik

  • in cinemas
  • 2020
  • WDSSPR
Asteroide Award
Asteroide Award
Audience Award
Audience Award

About film

General information

  • Year
    2020
  • Country
    Russia
  • Genre
    sci-fi horror
  • Synopsis
    At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander's mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him.

Team

  • Director
    Egor Abramenko
  • Script
    Andrew Zolotarev, Oleg Malovichko
  • Producers
    Mikhail Vrubel, Alexander Andruchenko, Fedor Bondarchuk, Ilya Stewart, Murad Osmann, Pavel Burya

Actors

  • Petr Fyodorov
    Petr Fyodorov ...Konstantin Vishnyakov
  • Oxana Akinshina
    Oxana Akinshina ...Tatyana Klimova
  • Fedor Bondarchuk
    Fedor Bondarchuk Colonel Semiradov

Interesting Facts

  • The film is a major debut for its director Egor Abramenko
  • «Sputnik" was selected for the program of a prestigious Tribeca Film Festival. The film also became the participant of L'Etrange Film Festival, Sitges (Catalonian International Film Festival), Trieste Science Fiction Festival, Pingyao International Film Festival and others.

Promo materials

  •  Teaser Poster (Eng) Teaser Poster (Eng)
  • Main Poster (Eng) Main Poster (Eng)
  • Trailer (Eng Subtitles) Trailer (Eng Subtitles)
  • Stills Stills

Reviews

  • "A supremely confident 1980s-set sci-fi refrigerated with elements of a Soviet-era thriller and scares straight out of Alien"

    Cath Clarke, The Guardian
    Cath Clarke, The Guardian
  • "Sputnik's genre pleasures are modest, but like the best sci-fi, it gets you thinking"

    Bilge Ebiri, New York Magazine/ Vulture
    Bilge Ebiri, New York Magazine/ Vulture
  • "Strong performances, strikingly spare production design and somber cinematography convey a sense of something important going on. That's no small achievement in what proves to be a creature feature with flair"

    Joe Morgenstern, The Wall Street Journal
    Joe Morgenstern, The Wall Street Journal

Partners

Vodorod
NMG
Columbia Pictures