is a bold new science-fiction film,
a visual, breath-taking analogy
on the essence of human emotion
against the complex new relationship
between man and machine.
ABOUT THE FILM
The film stars Slovenian actor, Sebastian Cavazza, one of the biggest stars in Former Yugoslavia.
EDERLEZI RISING is featuring adult film star Stoya in her first non-porn role. Stoya is also impressive and influential public figure, feminist activist, writer and columnist of The New York Times, Guardian and Vice magazine. Apart from having played an exceptional role in the film, Stoya’s interpretation of the role of android is an important conceptual process that metaphorically examines the position of sex workers and the radicalization of their role in the future
EDERLEZI RISING is set in a Socialist dystopian future some fifty years from now. Milutin, is an astronaut sent on a long space flight to Alpha Centuri to deliver an ideology to the colony there. However, on this flight he will be accompanied by a female android, Nimani. The film explores the essence of love and emotion between Milutin and his cyborg companion.
Featuring highly stylized retro-futurist production design that clearly nods to the likes of SOLARIS and other Soviet Era Sci-Fi on one side and BLADE RUNNER and whole cyber punk aesthetics on the other side.
EDERLEZI inc. IS UNDERTAKING ITS LONGEST JOURNEY YET
…EXPORTING JUCHE TO ALPHA CENTAURI.
Drawing on socialist ideology and graphic design from Former Eastern Bloc, the film has a striking and bold visual style, inspired by the classic Russian film, Solaris.
We have started this fantastic adventure based on a novel written in the country which no longer exists. We worked hard, really hard, and did some fabulous things that exceeded all expectations.