The action of the picture takes place during the period of acquaintance of musicians in Leningrad.
The first trailer of the movie “Summer” directed by Kirill Serebrennikov was released. The storyline twists around the friendship of 19-year-old Viktor Tsoi with 26-year-old Mike Naumenko and his wife Natalia. The action of the tape takes place in Leningrad in the summer of 1981 during the acquaintance of musicians. In addition, the episodes of the picture are devoted to the formation of the Leningrad Rock Club and the recording of Tsoi’s first album.
The main roles were performed by the Korean actor Theo Yu (Victor Tsoi), musician Roma Beast (Mike Naumenko) and Irina Staryshenbaum (Natalia). The script of the film was written by Mikhail and Lily Idov. The premiere of “Summer” was held at the Cannes Film Festival. In Russia, the film will be released on June 7.
In early May, the first excerpt from the film was published. In the promulgated episode of Roma the Beast in the image of Mike Naumenko sings the song “Summer”.
Serebrennikov managed to mount the film, being under house arrest because of the charge of organizing the theft of at least 68 million rubles allocated for the implementation of the project “Platform”. At the Cannes Film Festival he was supported by posters and t-shirts with #freekirill hashtam members of the crew and other guests, and the premiere screening of the film was greeted withstormy applause.