Film

Aelita: Queen of Mars + live soundtrack

Director
Yakov Protazanov
Certificate
U
Running Time
90 mins

A silent Soviet Commie classic from 1924, in which a young engineer dreams of visiting the red (geddit?) planet, whose lovely queen dreams of his arrival. It’s based on a play by Tolstoy.

The Cube’s screening features a live rescore by Mike Cooper, with support from jazz guitarist Phillip Gibbs.

By robin askew, Friday, Sep 13 2019

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