• Nina

    Directed by Hristo Simeonov
    Bulgaria | 19 minutes |

Nina is a street pickpocket under the control of Vassil, who collects everything she can steal. They live under one roof, but sometimes Nina dreams about escaping. In another attempt to pickpocket Nina is captured. To her surprise, the victim of the robbery offers her help to go home.

In competition for Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes

film synopsis

film details

Director: Hristo Simeonov
Producers: Poli Angelova, Elena Mosholova, Niki Todorov
Screenwriter: Konstantin Bojanov
Cinematographers: Vesselin Hristo
Editor: Hristo Simeonov
Music: Goran Andrich
Cast: Plamena Stefanova, Margita Gosheva, Borislav Rusev, Niki Chobanski
Original Language Title: Нина
Country: Bulgaria
Language: In Bulgarian and Romani with English subtitles.
Year: 2019
Running Time: 19 minutes
Awards: Best Short Film, Golden Rose Bulgarian Film Festival
Primary Company: Screening Emotions
Contact Email: poli.angelova@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/kinoplovdiv/

director biography

Hristo Simeonov is a film director and screenwriter based in Sofia. He is a Berlinale and Sarajevo Talents Campus alumni. His short fiction films are shown at international festivals like Clermont-Ferrand, Tampere, Dresden, Cottbus, Molodist, Bilbao, Triest, Thessaloniki, Vienna, Tel Aviv etc. His debut short film THE SON (2015) won the Main Short Film Prize at Cottbus Film Festival (2016) and Best Bulgarian Short Film at the Bulgarian Film Academy Awards (2016) and other 15 awards.

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