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About the film

The old bachelor Gosho receives an offer from his rich cousin Joro to take care of Joro’s luxurious penthouse while the latter is abroad. For the poor relative, still living with his mother and grandfather, this is the perfect opportunity to have some peace and quiet in luxury and richness. But as early as his second day in the apartment, the water metre reader arrives, performing her monthly inspection. Her visit turns out to be much more than just a simple water metre reading, but the most deceitful, most passionate, the funniest and the saddest love in the world.

From Bulgaria
2012
30 min
Fiction

Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival Nominee 2013

Director: Petar Valchanov & Kristina Grozeva
Screenwriter: Petar Valchanov & Kristina Grozeva
Producer: Petar Valchanov & Kristina Grozeva
Director of Photography: Mihail Boevski
Editor: Petar Valchanov
Original Score: Hristo Namliev
Sound Design: Ivan Andreev
Main Cast: Stephan Denoliubov, Ani Valchanova

 

About Petar Valchanov et Kristina Grozeva

Both graduated from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Art in Sofia and have been working together since 2008. Their short film FAMILY THERAPY (2008) and their TV production FORCED LANDING cialismax.com/generic-cialis-online-recommendations/ (2010) have won a great number of awards at national and international film festivals.

Q&A with the directors

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How long did it take to make your short? Was it difficult to get financing?

The film was realised within two years. The script won the European First Film Award of the Festival Images Vevey (Switzerland) and of the National Culture Fund of Bulgaria.

Which thoughts come to mind concerning a “European cinema community”?

Hope for the cinema art.

If you owned a theatre for one night, which films would you screen?

The films by Georgiy Daneliya.

What is your next project?

THE LESSON – A teacher is lecturing her students – there is a robber in her class. She says she’ll find out who he is and give him “a good lesson”. But she gets in debt to money-lenders and she… robs a bank. The project received the ARTE Prize for Best Project – at the Berlinale Talent Project Market.

 

Awards

Brive Mid-Length Film Meeting 2013 / Nominated Grand Prix

Brussels Short Film Festival 2013 / Won Grand Prix Best Film

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2013 / Nominated Grand Prix International Competition

Sofia International Film Festival 2013 / Nominated Jameson Short Film Award

Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival 2013 / Nominated Jury Prize – International Competition Best Fiction Film

On the web

. European Film Academy

. IMDb

. filmfestival.be

Film contacts:

Abraxas Film
kv. Zaharna fabrika 21 B, app.11
1345 Sofia
BULGARIA
tel: +35 988 573 39 28
abraxasfilm@abv.bg
www.abraxasfilm.com

 

EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL ASIA 2014 / SCREENINGS

 

 
 

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