BLESSED ARE THE MEEK

Bulgaria, 2020, 103 min.

After the death of his mother, Ivo (13) develops hypersensitivity in addition to his vivid imagination and grumpy mood. He cannot put up with his father’s guilt and false intellectual ambitions as a TV director. The boy runs away from home and makes friends with Ivan who becomes his guardian angel.

 

Georgi Stoyanov is a director/writer, who has made dozens of films such as The Penleve Case, A Cricket in the Ear, Constantine the Philosopher; winner of many national and international awards. His career includes stints as a diplomat, Deputy Minister of Culture and President of the Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers.

 

Wojciech Todorow is a cinematographer/director/writer of many feature films, documentaries, and TV series. He completed his cinematography studies at NAFTA, Sofia as well as at the Lodz Film School. He holds Kodak Best Cinematography Award for Wagner and Best Cinematography Award for The Happiest Man (Najweselszy czlowiek), IFF Sopot.

Script: Krasimir Kroumov – Gretz

Directors: Georgi Stoyanov, Wojciech Todorow

Cinematography: Wojciech Todorow

Music: Hristo Namliev

Cast: Ivan Barnev, Malin Krastev, Nadya Keranova, Liubov Liubcheva, Ivailo Savov

Production: Screening Emotions – Poli Angelova, Nikolay Todorov

Co-production: Red Carpet, Pro Cinema, Peak Audio, Magic Shop, Right Solutions

Supported by Bulgarian National Film Center

Contact: screening.emotions@gmail.com, screeningemotions.com