Shelter

Feature film

Dragomir Sholev

From 13 years-old

Pays : Bulgaria
Date : 2010 
Genre : Fiction 
Durée : 1h28
Infos : Color/Vostf/35mm-DCP

Screenplay : Razvan Daskalov, Melissa de Raaf, Dragomir Sholev
Cinematography : Krum Rodriguez
Editing: Kevork Aslanyan
Sound : Petko Manchev
Production Design : Vanina Geleva
Producers : Rossitsa Valkanova

Cast : Cvetan Daskalov, Yanina Kasheva, Kaloyan Siriiski, Irena Hristoskova

Production : Klas Films
Distribution : Cinessonne

Download the french press kit here

Press kit Shelter.pdf Press kit Shelter.pdf

 

Synopsis

Too busy channel-hopping on the television, making preserves or discussing politics, the parents of twelve-year-old Rado have missed their son growing up. His dad, a water-polo coach, believes that he is and always has been a good father. He is dumbfounded when his son starts to hang out with the local punks…

Bulgarian cinema is rare around here. Consequently, when we discover a first feature film such as Shelter, we watch it with a careful eye and we are able to appreciate the aesthetics of the film, shot exclusively indoor with fluids shots, as well as the storyline, which deals with a family conflict (father/son) reflecting the recent history of Bulgaria.

Dragomir Sholev

Born in 1977, Dragomir Sholev graduated from the National Theater and Film Academy. He was an assistant on several feature films and music videos and started directing his own films in 2002. In 2010, he releases his first feature film, Shelter, which was awarded the Price for Best Director at the Bratislava Festival in 2010.

 

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