ALIENATION

Milko Lazarov

Bulgary 77 min Fiction

Synopsis

A man driving an old-fashioned car is crossing the border. He is Greek and has passed his fifties. He is coming to Bulgaria to buy a child. Jorgos has prepared a secret compartment in the boot of the car masked as a gas tank so that he could smuggle the child. The baby is not born yet and the Greek needs to wait in a secluded house in the mountains together with the mother, her deaf-mute brother and the midwife. The birth is starting in a stormy night.

* Spanish première

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Director

Milko Lazarov

Milko Lazarov is graduated at the National Academy for Theatre and film Arts (Natfa) in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he studied Film and TV direction in the class of Prof. Vladislav Ikonomov. He is an executive producer and director of BNT’s most successful BBC projects “The Great Bulgarians” and “The Big Read”. He is also the director of several documentary films. He used to be a lecturer in NAFTA’s film deparment –Experimental filmmaking and inscenation”.

Filmography: Alienation (2013)

Milko Lazarov

Film information

Int. title: Otchuzhdenie
Director: Milko Lazarov
Script: Milko Lazarov, Georgi Tenev, Kitodar Todorov
Contact: Pascale Ramonda
With: Christos Stergioglou, Mariana Jikich, Ovanes Torosian, Neda Iskrenova, Iva Ognyanova
Country: Bulgary
Year: 2013
Format: DCP
Length: 77 min
Language: Bulgar, Greek
Subtitles: Catalan, English