From the archive
This film was last shown on 22 August 2019
It’s summer in early 1980s Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), rock devotees await the latest imported albums and bootleg recordings from the west; eagerly consuming forbidden music by The Beatles, Dylan, The Velvet Underground, Bowie and The Doors, alongside new wave masters like The Sex Pistols, The Clash and Blondie.
Amidst this covert cultural phenomenon, Mike, a singer with his own wildly popular band, lives in a cramped apartment with his girlfriend Natasha and their baby. Things get complicated for Natasha and Mike with the arrival of Viktor, who has an exciting band of his own.
Leto is a spirited throwback to a time of rock ‘n’ roll rebellion, shot in seductive black and white.
PLEASE NOTE: This film contains a sequence of flashing lights which might affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.
- Kirill Serebrennikov
- France, Russia
- 2 hours 8 minutes
- Irina Starshenbaum, Roman Bilyk , Teo Yoo