Torn Flowers

A Film by Katerina Borisova

Synopsis

An adolescent Ida, who awaits a kidney transplant, is einvigorated by the sudden and mysterious arrival of a schizophrenic young man. The two spend an unforgettable night together and push outside the boundaries of their illnesses. All the while a deal has been made to kill the boy, so that Ida may live.

Director

  • Picture of Katerina Borisova © Katerina Borisova

    Katerina Borisova

    Katerina Borisova’s passion for cinema gets her on set at the age of 18. Her father buys her a camera and she shoots her first short THE BRINGER OF LIGHT. She shoots and participates in few more short film projects while following her Cultural studies in Sofia University, Bulgaria. Immediately after graduating, she’s accepted in the National Academy of Theatre
    and Film Arts to study Film Directing. Meanwhile and during that period she has the chance to work with professionals both of the cinema and of the theatrical field; she works in a TV show as scriptwriter; as a narrative designer in Gameloft; as a journalist in the biggest Bulgarian popular science magazine „Eight“. Currently, she’s founder of Semperia Films Ltd. TORN FLOWERS is her graduating project, partially funded by the National Cultural Fund.

Awards + Festivals

  • *DIRECTOR'S AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA) September 5, 2016
  • 3rd MUSKOKA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Rosseau, Ontario, Canada)October 20, 2016
  • 14th INTERNATIONAL SHORT & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dhaka, Bangladesh)December 3, 2016
  • 4th INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL "NEW WAVE" (Official Selection, Sofia, Bulgaria)January 25, 2017
  • INDEPENDENT DAYS | 17Tth INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Karlsruhe, Germany)April 5, 2017
  • 4th INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cyprus)May 11, 2017

Crew

Director
Katerina Borisova
Screenplay
Katerina Borisova
Producer
Emanouil Angelov, Eric Maciver
Assistant Producer
Ivan Menkachev
Director of Photography
Georgi Marinov
Art Direction
Kamelia Nyagolova
Costume Design
Kamelia Nyagolova
Editor
Pavlina Kalina Tserovska
Sound Design
Rossen Pavlov
Music
Alexander Karagiozov

Details

Running Time
29:00
Shooting Format
Digital 4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:1,85
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILMSCHOOL

Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA)
Georgi S. Rakovski 108A, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria. Post box 100.

+359 02 923 1351

http://natfiz.bg/

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Maciver Productions
Str. Rhodopski Izvor 76, Store 1,
Sofia 1618, Bulgaria

Emanouil Angelov
+359 877 925001
ea@maciverproductions.com

Ivan Menkachev
im@maciverproductions.com
www.maciverproductions.com