The Highflyers

  • Screenplay: Lidiya Rayevskaya
  • Directed by: Kirril Kuzin
  • Cast: Ilya Glinnikov, Vano Tugushi, Yekaterina Kuznetsova, Gosha Kutsenko, Vadim Galygin, Viktor Verzhbitsky, Alexey Gorbunov, Yuri Tsurilo
  • Country: Russia/ Czech Republic
  • Year: 2013
  • Genre: comedy, drama
  • Runtime: 80
  • Language: Russian


The Highflyers (Zaletchiki) is a youth farce comedy that organically intertwines recognizable gayeties of life, eclectic flows of gags, humor and action with realistic visual effects. That’s a story of 2 friends who like a magnet attract troubles of all kinds. Having an itch for money to bring their dreams closer to reality (one of them wants to become a pilot, the other one – to get into showbiz), they find themselves on a movie set. When all hell goes loose, the friends are to save the world from dangerous warlords and find love. The dreams come true, but at what cost...


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