Original title: Laika
Director: Asif Kapadia
Country: United Kingdom
Year of production: 2021
Length (min): 15
Section: VR

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The grid in front of her eyes and the gentle rocking up and down. In one of the first scenes, we find ourselves in the body of the famous Laika, who is being brought in a crate to the Soviet laboratory. The lead scientist takes an instant liking to her. The story then unfolds of a great friendship shattered by the Cold War and the Soviet-American race for space. The film is a VR adaptation of the famous graphic novel by Nick Abadzis.

Asif Kapadia

The renowned British filmmaker is best known for his documentary portraits of celebrities. Amy (2015), about the tragic fate of singer Amy Winehouse, won an Oscar, a Bafta, a Grammy, and a European Film Award. Laika is his VR debut.

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