VETROPHONIA / VASILII ZHURAVLIOV / ALEKSANDR FILMONOV "The Space Voyage" DVDR

¥1,190

Label: Alexander Lebedev-Frontov self released
Cat No: none
 
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"The science fiction film "The Space Voyage" was first shown in Soviet cinema theatres in January 1936. The showing was preceded by two years of work at Mosfilm studio done on a firm scientific basis - the consultant of the project was Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. With his help Soviet cinematographers managed to create a surprisingly realistic image of a journey to the Moon for that time - long before the beginning of real space research. The film narrates about the bravery of young pioneers, the willingness of Soviet women to always come to aid, the fearlessness of scientists and their determination to sacrifice their lives in the name of science. Serious approach to shooting didn't prevent the director Vasilii Zhuravliov and the screenwriter Aleksandr Filimonov from treating the plot with humour, but in general the picture is just saturated with powerful heroic spirit!

The original film had a soundtrack compiled of various classical music compositions. But what can be more appropriate to the constructivist spirit of Soviet time than the retro-futurism of St. Petersburg's noise scene classics? The Vetrophonia duet consisting of Nickolay Soudnick (ZGA) and Alexander Lebedev-Frontov (Linija Mass, Stalnoy Pakt, Veprisuicida, etc.) solved this task with enthusiasm. During 2005 while working in the ZGA studio they laboriously collected samples, recorded the parts of electronic and acoustic instruments and composed collages for each specific scene of the film. The result turned out to be beyond all praise." -Label Description for original edition
 
This is the second edition made by Alexander Lebedev-Frontov (Linija Mass, Veprisuicida, Vetrophonia, Stalnoy Pakt, etc).
 
Comes with a flyer advertising the original live presentation of the release and is housed in a handmade cardboard slipcase, revised artwork by Alexander Lebedev-Frontov.
 
[ t r a c k l i s t ]
1. The Space Voyage
 
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