BIFF 2020
Documentaire Extraordinaire
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Aquarela

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Aquarela
Danmark / Tyskland / Storbritannia / USA/ 2018/ 1 t. 29 min.
LANGUAGE:
spansk/engelsk/russisk
UNDERTEKSTER:
engelsk
DIRECTOR:
Viktor Kossakovsky
WRITER:
Viktor Kossakovsky, Aimara Reques
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Viktor Kossakovsky, Ben Bernhard
PRODUCER:
Heino Deckert, Sigrid Dyekjær, Aimara Reques
TEMA:
Hav
The shape of water

AQUARELA is a film about water – and nothing else. That, however, turns out to be more than enough. After an opening shot depicting a car falling through a frozen lake, director Viktor Kossakovsky dispenses with human subjects entirely, focusing instead on capturing the power and majesty of water in its many forms – from glaciers and tsunamis to raindrops flying at hurricane speed. Filmed in 96 frames per second and featuring a massively powerful soundtrack, AQUARELA is a nature documentary quite unlike anything you’ve ever seen.

Viktor Kossakovsky

Viktor Kossakovsky (Russia) Selected filmography: MANIFESTACIÓN (2014), ¡VIVAN LAS ANTÍPODAS! (BIFF 2012), RUSSIA FROM MY WINDOW (2003)

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