Cargo

A Film by Christina Tournatzés

Synopsis

CARGO – DER TRANSPORT
A gang of smugglers lets 71 people die in transit.
As a smuggler convoy transports 71 people through Hungary, the people packed in the truck start screaming to open the doors. Despite their loud screams the driver follows his boss’s order to Keep driving. The true story happened in 2015.

Director

  • Picture of Christina Tournatzés © Christina Tournatzés

    Christina Tournatzés

    Christina Tournatzés studied film and television in Munich.
    She has been directing short documentaries and fiction shorts since 2015.
    The short film “Cargo” (2019) is her Thesis Movie.

Awards + Festivals

  • EUROPANORAMA 2020 (Official Selection, Ljubljana, Slovenia)March 3, 2020
  • 21st THROUGH WOMEN'S EYES INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sarasota, Florida, United States)March 6, 2020
  • 23rd FESTIVAL EUROPÈEN DU COURT MÉTRAGE DE BORDEAUX (Official Selection, Bordeaux, France)March 26, 2020
  • 5th COURTS D'UN SOIR - MONTREAL INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)April 1, 2020
  • *BEST INT'L FILM*
    19th IVY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Providence, Rhode Island, USA)April 13, 2020
  • *BEST FEATURE FILM*
    17th WEGIEL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Katowice, Poland)April 16, 2020
  • 19th TIBURON INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tiburon, CA, USA)April 17, 2020
  • 5th ENNESIMO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Fiorano Modenese, Italy)April 30, 2020
  • 2nd DEPTFORD CINEMA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)May 1, 2020
  • 23rd KURZFILMTAGE THALMÄSSING (Official Selection, Thalmässing, Germany)May 22, 2020
  • *BEST MOVIE OF APRIL*
    VERTIGO FILM FESTIVAL 2020 (Official Selection, Milan, Italy)May 27, 2020
  • 14th SORSICORTI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Palermo, PA, Italy)June 11, 2020
  • 5th DOC SUNBACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mulvane, Kansas, USA)June 18, 2020
  • 5th LIFF - LEBANESE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beirut, Lebanon)June 22, 2020
  • 3rd ZEITIMPULS (Official Selection, Wien, Austria)June 22, 2020
  • 5th INT'L ALEXANDRIA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Alexandria, Imathia, Greece)June 26, 2020
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    2nd GIFF - GEELONG INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Geelong, Victoria, Australia)July 17, 2020
  • *SIGN AWARD*
    18th INT'L FESTIVAL SIGNS OF THE NIGHT (Official Selection, Bangkok, Thailand)July 21, 2020
  • 35th ALPINALE - SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bludenz, Austria)August 11, 2020
  • 11th SHORTYNALE (Official Selection, Vienna, Austria)August 11, 2020
  • 3rd STILL VOICES SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ballymahon, Co. Longford, Ireland)August 13, 2020
  • 26th FESTIVAL INT'L DU FILM DE NANCY (Official Selection, Nancy, France)August 28, 2020
  • 14th FÜNF SEEN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Starnberg, Germany)September 1, 2020
  • 9th KO:SH FILM FEST (Official Selection, Korça, Albania)September 8, 2020
  • 12th SESIFF - SEOUL INT'L EXTREME-SHORT IMAGE & FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Seoul, Korea)September 15, 2020
  • 6th PRINDIE: PRINCETON INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Princeton, NJ, USA)September 18, 2020
  • KINOMORPHIA FILM FESTIVAL 2020 (Official Selection, Sofia, Bulgaria)September 22, 2020
  • 17th SEDICICORTO FORLI INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Forli, Italy)October 2, 2020
  • 12th CORTI A PONTE (Official Selection, Venice, Italy)November 1, 2020
  • 19th FILMZ- FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN KINOS (Official Selection, Mainz, Germany)November 5, 2020
  • LISTED IN THE CATALOGUE „GERMAN SHORT FILMS 2020“ (AG KURZFILM – GERMAN SHORT FILM ASSOCIATION)

Crew

Director
Christina Tournatzés
Screenplay
Christina Tournatzés
Producer
Matthias Nerlich, Felix Parson, Patricia D'Intino, Leo Pintér, Christoph Herrmann
Director of Photography
Alexander Gruber
Art Direction
Annalena Schwarz
Costume Design
Milica Živanović
Sound
Csaba Attila Erȍs
Editor
Ursula Ambach
Sound Design
Tschangis Chahrokh, Daniel Bautista, Julian Riegl

Cast

Ivanko
Ovanes Torosyan
Menko
Yordan Danchev
Sahár
Zainab Alsawah
Samsara
Bader Khlifi
Elin
Nóra Mohi

Details

Running Time
14:59 min
Shooting Format
Digital 4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

Macromedia University of Applied Science
Sandstraße 9
80335 München

PRODUCER

Matthias Nerlich
matthias@suedhangfilms.com

Felix Parson
felix@suedhangfilms.de

DIRECTOR

Christina Tournatzés

c.tournatzes@gmail.com
https://www.instagram.com/christinagoesviral/