Here is the official trailer for What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?, the Georgian romance drama having its North American premiere this weekend at the 59th New York Film Festival. The film, directed by Alexandre Koberidze, received its World Premiere at the 2021 Berlinale, where it won the FIPRESCI prize. What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? opens theatrically in NY on November 12 at Film at Lincoln Center and Metrograph, and will expand nationwide.
In the Georgian riverside city of Kutaisi, summertime romance and World Cup fever are in the air. After a pair of chance encounters, pharmacist Lisa and soccer player Giorgi find their plans for a date undone when they both awaken magically transformed — with no way to recognize or contact each other. As the would-be couple tries to reunite, their eyes are opened to a whole new world filled with surprises in every cafe, courtyard, and cinema.
An enchantingly inventive portrait of young love en plein air, What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? reveals a modern-day fairy tale unlike any other. This standout second feature from director Alexandre Koberidze is poised to become a breakthrough film in the burgeoning Georgian New Wave and marks the arrival of a major new voice in world cinema.
Watch the official trailer for What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?