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Gagarine

Original title: Gagarine
German title: Gagarin – Einmal schwerelos und zurück
France, 2020

Director: Liatard, Fanny &Trouilh, Jérémy
Production company: Haut et Court
Age recommendation: 11 years and up
Length: 101 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
Yuri, 16, has lived all his life in Gagarine Towers, a vast red brick housing project on the outskirts of Paris. From the heights of his apartment, he dreams of becoming an astronaut. But when plans to demolish his community’s home are leaked, Yuri joins the resistance. With his friends Diana and Houssam, he embarks on a mission to save Gagarine, transforming the estate into his own “starship”.

Festivals:
Luxembourg IFF 2021, BUFF Malmö 2021 (awarded), Biky CFF Busan 2021, Giffoni CFF 2021 Piccolo Grande Cinema CFF Milano 2021, Zagreb IFF 2021, Sottodiciotto IFF Torino 2021, New York CFF 2022, Itinerances Alès 2022

Study guide: Finnish

Study guide: Norwegian

Study guide: Slovenian

World sales address/es:
Totem Films (FR)

Sold to:
Haut et Court (F)
CinéArt (BE)
MegaCom Film (RS)
Film Kino Text (DE)