24.9. - 3.10.2020

Directions Bulgaria, Germany, Macedonia 2017 | 103 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Stephan Komandarev

STEPHAN KOMANDAREV (*1966) received numerous international prizes for The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Just Around the Corner (2008) and The Judgment (2014).

rated for 0 + years
»God abandoned this country a long time ago«: Bulgaria, a broken society, consumed with greed, violence and social division. A handful of taxi drivers are on the road with their fares. Each journey illustrates a different section of society, in which ethics have been replaced by egotism and excess. When one of the drivers shoots a banker who has suddenly demanded twice the usual bribe for a loan, the news spreads like wildfire among the other drivers. Is the perpetrator a murderer or a hero? Directions is an episodic portrait of a European country heading for the abyss.
Orig. Title: Posoki
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Bulgarian, English
Section: Freihafen
Director: Stephan Komandarev
Screenplay: Simeon Ventsislavov, Stephan Komandarev
Cast: Vassil Vasilev–Zuek, Ivan Barnev, Assen Blatechki, Dobrin Dosev, Guerassim Gueorguiev, Irini Zhambonas, Vasil Banov, Troyan Gogov, Dimitar Banenkin, Stefan Denolyubov
Producer: Stephan Komandarev,Katya Trichkova,Stelios Ziannis,Vera Weit,Vladimir Anastasov,Angela Nestorovska
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Director of Photography: Vesselin Hristov
Production Design: Maria Koycheva
Editor: Nina Altaparmakova
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Arri International
Production: Argo Film Ltd.; Aktis Film Production; Sektor Film
Contact: Stelios Ziannis, Aktis Film:


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