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586 Ratings

Liquid Sky

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


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

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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
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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
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The world of Liquid Sky, brimming with sex, drugs, and alien life, is singularly strange, both seductive and ominous.
April 23, 2018
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