„Seven years ago, I was here in Berlin performing at the Schaubühne and seven years later I’m standing introducing my first feature film,” thats how the young filmmaker and actor Alexander Gorchilin introduced his film Kislota (Acid) at the Berlinale 69 in section Panorama.
Switching Lightning, freighting scenes, a flooded apartment, a toilet in the middle of the room, Vanya naked jumps to his death off a balcony. ‘If you want to jump, jump,’ Pete had told him. Before.
The young director Gorchilin answered regarding the domination of the fatherless characters: “its a common phenomena in Russia that children are fatherless, and the father is either in prison, out of the country or died.”