In Star Trek space is the final frontier and promised to boldly go where no one has gone before. Egor Abramenko’s Sputnik, a space hero returns home but he returns with a new inhabitant!
The Russian sci-fi Horror is the director’s directorial feature debut. A film based on the filmmaker’s 2017 short film which in English is called The Passenger. the film tells the story of a lone survivor of an enigmatic spaceship incident hasn’t returned back home alone; hiding inside his body is a dangerous creature.
The film is a smartly-scripted examination of a society unready, or unwilling, for change. This striking, unexpectedly moving debut has built such a buzz it comes as no surprise that it became Russia’s top streaming release in many years. It’s a shame this film isn’t getting a cinematic release as visually looks stunning.
Vertigo Releasing will be bringing this film to the UK and today we get a first look at the film, with it’s UK Trailer…
At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commanding astronaut as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the astronaut’s mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him.
The film stars Oksana Akinshina, Fedor Bondarchuk and Pyotr Fyodorov.
Sputnik will be released in the UK and Ireland on 14th August on Digital HD. Available on all the usual Digital Platforms.