Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

¡Vivan las Antipodas!

  • Victor Kossakovsky /
  • Germany, Netherlands, Argentina, Chile /
  • 2011 /
  • 104 mins

Documentary / Spanish, English, Russian, Setswana

Antipodes are places diametrically opposite one another on the earth's surface, though cases where both are on land are fairly rare, given that so much of the planet is under water. Award-winning Russian director Victor Kossakovsky's playful, evocative and stunningly cinematic film contemplates life in four antipodal pairs - Russia and Chile, China and Argentina, Botswana and Hawaii, and Spain and New Zealand - and changes the way we see our world. Kossakovsky will appear in person at EIFF for an in-depth discussion of his work. 

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