09.08.2017

”Valerian and the city of a thousand planets”: UKRSIBBANK BNP Paribas Group “opens” the portal to the future of technology and innovation

Today UKRSIBBANK Premium clients will be the first to “implement their transgalactic flight” into the world of the future: technology and innovation at the pre-premiere screening of the film, even one day before the official premiere in Ukraine of the long-awaited fantastic film by the legendary director Luc Besson “Valerian and the city of a thousand planets”.

The impressive realism of IMAX technology will allow viewers to feel the strength and sharpness of special effects. Also, exclusive film-presentation will be held in Kharkiv and Odesa.

The pre-show became possible thanks to the partnership with Wine bureau, Voľga, Viva, Badoit, Planet Cinema and Destinations.

The film was released to the world on July 21. In Ukraine, the official premiere of the film will be held on August 10.

CREATIVE APPROACH AND INNOVATION

UKRSIBBANK as a part of the international group BNP Paribas represents not only a high-quality European financial service but also cultural traditions in Ukraine. BNP Paribas has supported the art of cinema in Europe for over 100 years. This is one of the real hobbies that the bank shares with its customers. BNP Paribas, a bank for a changing world, always supports innovation. The fantastic movie “Valerian and the City of Thousands of Planets” – is the embodiment of bold ideas and latest technologies of the future.

For BNP Paribas the partnership with “Valerian and the City of Thousands of Planets” is the perfect chance for the bank to share its vision for the future: a positive vision driven by a culture of innovation and technological agility in the service of its customers, prospects and employees, both in France and worldwide.

HISTORY OF COOPERATION

BNP Paribas strives to be the engine of innovation. The bank helps creators embody grandiose ambitions. “Valerian” combines innovations both in terms of production and technological. The film, directed by Luc Besson, has received support from BNP Paribas since 2015. For the first time in its history, the BNP Paribas group has agreed to invest 10 million euros in film production, which has given it the status of key partner for two years. As a result, the BNP Paribas group offered an exclusive and completely new experience at every stage of the film’s production until its release on the screens.

THE HISTORY OF THE PLOT

“Valerian and the City of Thousands of Planets” is adaptations of well-known french comic books Valerian, published since 1967 and translated into 21 languages. The story of the film takes us in the 28th century to the galactic, cosmopolitan city of Alpha, which is inhabited by millions of creatures from thousands of planets. Two space cops Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) must thwart a terrorist plot threatening the future of the universe. On the agenda: suspense, stunning special effects and all the cinematic genius of Luc Besson in an extraordinary production.

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