"Aquarela" takes audiences on a deeply cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water.
Filmed at a rare 96 frames-per-second, the film is a visceral wake-up call that humans are no match for the sheer force and capricious will of Earth’s most precious element.
From the precarious frozen waters of Russia’s Lake Baikal to Miami in the throes of Hurricane Irma to Venezuela’s mighty Angels Falls, water is the main character of "Aquarla", with director Victor Kossakovsky capturing her many personalities in startling visual detail.
The film is designed for the cinema, so it is recommended to use a large screen.
|Script:||Victor Kossakovsky, Aimara Reques|
|Production:||Sigrid Dyekjær, Joslyn Barnes, Heino Deckert, Aimara Reques, Emile Péronard|
|Music:||Eicca Toppinen, Apocalyptica|
|Actors:||Peter Madej, Hayat Mokhenache|
|Our age recommendation:||18|
|Language (audio):||English, Spanish, Russian|
|Country of origin:||Germany, Denmark, United States, United Kingdom|
|Shooting Locations:||Russia, United States, Venezuela|
|Screening rights:||Ascot Elite Home Entertainment AG (Switzerland) | Sony Pictures Classic (United States) | Shaw Organisation (Singapore)|
Next up: Russian filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky’s dazzling new documentary “Aquarela.” Captured at a rare 96fps, the film is compelled by its unlikely central character: H2O. – Indie Wire: by Kate Erbland
A feast of HD imagery so crisp as to be almost disorienting, this is immersive experiential cinema with no firm storytelling trajectory, though viewers can read what environmental warnings they may into its rushing spectacle. – Variety: by Guy Lodge
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