SPACE DOGS

SPACE DOGS

SPACE DOGS

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SPACE DOGS

SPACE DOGS

A film by Elsa Kremser & Levin Peter
91min / AT - DE / 2019

How a Moscow street dog was sent into space and returned as a ghost.
Laika, a stray dog, was the first living being to be sent into space and thus to a certain death. According to a legend, she returned to Earth as a ghost and has roamed the streets of Moscow ever since. Following her trace, and filmed from a dog’s perspective, SPACE DOGS accompanies the adventures of her descendants: two street dogs living in today’s Moscow. Their story is one of intimate fellowship but also relentless brutality, and is interwoven with unseen archive material from the Soviet cosmic era. A magical tale of voyagers scouting for unknown spaces.
Laika, a stray dog, was the first living being to be sent into space and thus to a certain death. According to a legend, she returned to Earth as a ghost and has roamed the streets of Moscow ever since. Following her trace, and filmed from a dog’s perspective, SPACE DOGS accompanies the adventures of her descendants: two street dogs living in today’s Moscow. Their story is one of intimate fellowship but also relentless brutality, and is interwoven with unseen archive material from the Soviet cosmic era. A magical tale of voyagers scouting for unknown spaces.
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Leipzig4
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NEWS

NEWS

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FAZ: "Humans have not always been the focus of the films in Locarno ..."

Michael Ranze of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung writes about Space Dogs in his Locarno-Review.

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Space Dogs wins two Awards @ Viennale International Film Festival

The VIENNA FILM PRIZE 'Best Austrian Film 2019' & ERSTE BANK’S ExtraVALUE FILM AWARD go to Space Dogs! 

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Cineuropa: "Space Dogs is the most controversial title at Locarno..."

says Marta Balaga from Cineuropa - read her interview with the Space Dogs directors Elsa Kremser and Levin Peter.

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Video: DoP Yunus Roy Imer in an interview by ARRI & 'Behind the Scenes Material'

The cinematographer talks about the difficulties of shooting the film and his equipment selection from ARRI Rental.

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“A 'How-Did-They-Do-That' type of movie. It is really amazing..."

Nicolas Rapold, Jessica Green and Jordan Cronk talk about Space Dogs in the Film Comment Podcast Locarno edition.

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DMovies: „This is unlike any documentary I have ever seen.“

Cinema that bites! Redmond Bacon reviews Space Dogs live from Locarno for DMovies.

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German Premiere @ DOK Leipzig IFF for Documentary and Animated Film

"The magical story of a friendship ... including small and great departures into unknown spheres." - Julia Weigl 

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Le Polyester: "This is undoubtedly one of the highlights of this Locarno Festival.”

Nicolas Bardot reviews Space Dogs for the French cinema magazine 'Le Polyester'. 

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South American Premiere @ Mostra Sao Paulo International Film Festival

Elsa Kremser and Levin Peter will be present at the Festival to present Space Dogs for the first time in South America.

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Nordic Premiere @ Reykjavik International Film Festival

For the first time Space Dogs will be presented in a nordic country. Elsa Kremser and Levin Peter will present the film.

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Kino Zeit: "Like a pictorial example of the predicted posthumanistic society"

says Jochiam Kurz, editor of germany's largest online cinema magazine, in his review on Space Dogs

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"Why do we really want to go to space? I think this is something every human..."

Elena Lazic interviews Elsa Kremser and Levin Peter for Seventh Row Magazine.

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Russian Premiere @ Art Doc Fest in Moscow with Alexey Serebryakov

Actor Alexey Serebryakov will be present at the Premiere on December 6 in Moscow

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Argentinian Premiere @ Mar del Plata international Film Festival

Space Dogs will be screened on Friday, November 15 and on Monday, November 18 in Mar del Plata.

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Publico: „It makes us think about society – the one we have and the one we are.“

Jorge Mourinha from the Portuguese newspaper 'Publico' writes about Space Dogs in his Locarno-Review.

SOUNDTRACK

by John Gürtler & Jan Miserre

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PRESS

PRESS

INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELATIONS

AUSTRIAN PRESS RELATIONS

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WORLD SALES

Gefördert von
Bundeskanzleramt Österreich, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Kuratorium junger deutscher Film, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Kärntner Filmförderung, Filmstiftung NRW – Gerd Ruge Stipendium, Thüringer Filmförderung, Kompositionsförderung Dok.Fest München
 
In Zusammenarbeit mit
ORF Film-/Fernsehabkommen, RBB Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg
 
Unterstützt durch
ARRI International Support Program, Österreichisches Kulturforum Moskau, Deutsche Botschaft Moskau

GERMAN DISTRIBUTION

Real Fiction Filmverleih
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Gefördert von
Bundeskanzleramt Österreich, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Kuratorium junger deutscher Film, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Kärntner Filmförderung, Filmstiftung NRW – Gerd Ruge Stipendium, Thüringer Filmförderung, Kompositionsförderung Dok.Fest München
 
In Zusammenarbeit mit
ORF Film-/Fernsehabkommen, RBB Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg
 
Unterstützt durch
ARRI International Support Program, Österreichisches Kulturforum Moskau, Deutsche Botschaft Moskau

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GALLERY

GALLERY

CREDITS

CREDITS

A RAUMZEITFILM production
in co-production with IT WORKS Medien

Narrated by
ALEXEY SEREBRYAKOV

Written, Directed & Produced by
ELSA KREMSER, LEVIN PETER

Co-Producer
ANNEKATRIN HENDEL

Camera

YUNUS ROY IMER

Sound

SIMON PETER, JONATHAN SCHORR

Editing

JAN SOLDAT, STEPHAN BECHINGER

Sound Design

JONATHAN SCHORR

Original Soundtrack

JOHN GÜRTLER, JAN MISERRE

Assistant Directors

FEDOR GERLEIN, ARTEM MOSKALEV

Archival Research

SERGEI KACHKIN

PARTNERS

PARTNERS

FUNDED BY
Bundeskanzleramt Österreich
Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung
Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg

Kuratorium junger deutscher Film
Kärntner Filmförderung
Filmstiftung NRW 'Gerd Ruge Stipendium'
Thüringer Filmförderung
Kompositionsförderung Dok.Fest München
 
IN COOPERATION WITH
ORF Film-/Fernsehabkommen
RBB Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg
 
SUPPORTED BY
ARRI International Support Program

Österreichisches Kulturforum Moskau
AFC - Austrian Film Commission
German Films

DEVELOPED IN THE FRAMEWORK OF
Start-Stipendium by Bundeskanzleramt AT
EuroDoc
Nipkow Programm
MDM Kontakt Tag
Rough Cut Service

WORLD SALES
Deckert Distribution

GERMAN DISTRIBUTION
Real Fiction Filmverleih

Gefördert von
Bundeskanzleramt Österreich, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Kuratorium junger deutscher Film, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Kärntner Filmförderung, Filmstiftung NRW – Gerd Ruge Stipendium, Thüringer Filmförderung, Kompositionsförderung Dok.Fest München
 
In Zusammenarbeit mit
ORF Film-/Fernsehabkommen, RBB Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg
 
Unterstützt durch
ARRI International Support Program, Österreichisches Kulturforum Moskau, Deutsche Botschaft Moskau

FACTS

FACTS

Running time
91 MINUTES
 
Original language
RUSSIAN
 
Subtitles
GERMAN, ENGLISH, FRENCH, ITALIAN, SPANISH, PORTUGESE
 
Location
MOSCOW, RUSSIA
 
Screening Format
DCP
 
Sound Format
DOLBY SRD 5.1
 
Aspect Ratio
1:2.39
 
Pictures/Sec
25

RUNNING TIME – 90 minutes
ORIGINAL LANGUAGES – Russian
SUBTITLES – German, English
LOCATIONS – Russia
SCREENING FORMAT – DCP, BluRay
SOUND FORMAT – Dolby SRD 5.1
ASPECT RATIO – 2.39:1
PICTURES/SEC – 24