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AQUARELA takes audiences on a deeply cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water. Captured at a rare 96 frames-per-second, the film is a visceral wake-up call that humans are no match for the sheer force and capricious will of Earth’s most precious element. From the precarious frozen waters of Russia’s Lake Baikal to Miami in the throes of Hurricane Irma to Greenland’s calving glaciers, water is AQUARELA’s main character, with director Victor Kossakovsky capturing her many personalities in startling cinematic clarity.

AQUARELA has screened at Venice, Sundance and IDFA, and is distributed worldwide by Sony Pictures Classics.


Director: Victor Kossakovsky
Producers: Aimara Reques (Aconite); Heino Deckert (; Sigrid Dyekjær (Danish Documentary); Joslyn Barnes (Louverture Films), Emile Hertling Péronard and Inuk Silis Høegh (Ánorâk Film)

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