For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.7
586 Ratings

Liquid Sky

Directed by Slava Tsukerman
United States, 1982
Sci-Fi, Cult, LGBT+

Synopsis

A 1982 science fiction film produced and directed by Slava Tsukerman that has become a cult classic on the midnight movie circuit.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Liquid Sky Directed by Slava Tsukerman

Critics reviews

Written and directed by Soviet expat Slava Tsukerman in 1982, LIQUID SKY is an essential entry in the No Wave canon, a time capsule of the 1980s’ Downtown zeitgeist, and one of the most audacious and avant-garde sci-fi movies ever made. . . . Metaphorical interpretations aside, LIQUID SKY is an experimental midnight movie par excellence and remains required viewing for its trippy visuals alone.
June 29, 2018
Read full article
A No Wave Super 8 film writ large, Slava Tsukerman’s “Liquid Sky” was a midnight movie that opened at normal hours 35 years ago and, although highly stylized and very much a product of its era, has remained remarkably resilient.
April 11, 2018
Read full article
The world of Liquid Sky, brimming with sex, drugs, and alien life, is singularly strange, both seductive and ominous.
April 23, 2018
Read full article

What are people saying?

Related films