POTAVANETO NA SOZOPOL / THE SINKING OF SOZOPOL

2014, Colour, Bulgaria, Focus on World Cinema

 

Production Team

Director : Kostadin Bonev

Screenwriter : Ina Valchanova, Kostadin Bonev. D'après le roman de/Based on the novel by: Ina Valchanova

Cinematographer : Konstantin Zankov

Editor : Toma Waszarow

Cast : Deyan Donkov, Snezhina Petrova, Stefan Valdobrev, Vasil Gurov, Bilyana Kazakova

Music : Nikolai Om Ivanov

Film production and Sales : Prod.: Vladimir Andreev, Georgi Balkanski, Borough Film, 5 Varbitsa Street, 1504 Sofia (Bulgarie), info@boroughfilm.com.


 

Synopsis

During an early summer rainstorm in Sozopol on the Black Sea, a man arrives in the historic old town. He had brought with him ten bottles of vodka to drown his blues. That Sozopol has little in common with the present-day tourist hub with dozens of hotels, pubs and shops invaded by crowds of tourists. This Sozopol has a quiet vista of the sea -- at times peaceful or rough, with glimmering depths and clean beaches: plus an old wooden house harbouring painful memories. Can this place heal the wounds of the past and become a source of hope for the future?

 

Director

Bulgarian filmmaker Kostadin Bonev has been directing documentaries and features since the early 1990s. Selected filmography: Dream Hunters (1991), Letters to the Nether World (1994), Under a Cloud (1997), The Patience of the Stone (1998), WARMING UP YESTERDAY'S LUNCH (2002), The Ships Are Full (2005), Europolis: The Town of the Delta (2009), WAR CORRESPONDENT (2008).


 

Projections

Thursday September 3, 2015 - 10:00 AM -
Friday September 4, 2015 - 08:00 PM -


 

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