Petrov's Flu

Petrov’s Flu

A day in the life of a comic book artist and his family in post-Soviet Russia. While suffering from the flu, Petrov is carried by his friend Igor on a long walk, drifting in and out of fantasy and reality.

  • International Title: Petrov’s Flu
  • Original Title: Петровы в гриппеDirector: Kiril Serebrennikov
  • Year: 2021
  • Countries: Germany, France, Russia, Switzerland
  • Dialogues: Russian
  • Genres: Science-Fiction, Drama
  • Length: 145 min

Selective list of festivals and awards: Cannes Film Festival – Nominee for Palme d’Or, Winner of the Technician Prize

Director’s biography: Director of theatre, cinema and television. Graduated from the Physics and Maths Faculty of Rostov University. Started work as director at Rostov Television, and at local theatres staged his first performances. Since 1997 lives and works in Moscow. One of the founders of the theatre festival Territoria. In 2008 recruited an experimental course at the Moscow Art Theatre Studio School. Since 2012 head of Gogol Centre.