Gonella Productions

Gonella Productions

KOLIVA

KOLIVA

LANGUAGE: Macedonian | SUBTITLES: English

SYNOPSIS
In a poor Macedonian village, overwhelmed by the daily duties of a typical housewife, DANA’s (43) life revolves around her mother, husband and three children. On the day of the traditional pig slaughter, instead of the usual butcher, the appearance of her former lover MARKO (45) draws her deeply buried secrets back to the surface.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION
Production Company: VEDA Film Productions,MK
Co-production Company: Concept Studio, BG
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST
Labina MITEVSKA
Joana POPOVSKA
Simeon DAMEVSKI
Dejan LILIC
Ana ANGELOVSKA
Iva CONEVA
Darko JOVANOVSKI

MAIN CREDITS
Director: Andrej Ilievski Volkashin
Screenwriter: Andrej Ilievski Volkashin
Producer: Elena Stanisheva
Co-producer: Krastyo Lambev
Director of Photography: Kiril Prodanov
Production Designer: Ilina Angelovska
Sound: Bratislav Zafirovski
Editing: Nevelin Vulchev
Sound Editing: Nenko Milev
Music Composer: Igor Vasilev - Novogradska

TECHNICAL DETAILS
Genre: drama
Sub-genre: family drama
Language: Macedonian
Country of origin: Macedonia
Year of production: 2017
Total running time: 24’10”
Production format: DCP
Color type: color
Aspect ratio: Scope 2.39
Sound format: 5.1

AWARDS
Tonneins IFF2018, France – Best Short International
Promofest (online festival) – Short of the Year Summer Edition – Won Special Jury Prize

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR
Born 1985 in Macedonia, he graduated film directing at NATFA in Sofia, Bulgaria. His short documentary NOTHING IN THE AIR premiered at SOFIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. His graduation project KINDER SURPRISE was awarded the Audience Award at the SIFF. A medium length musical comedy SHUSH…SING TO ME premiered at the VILNIUS IFF2014 and is already enjoying a cult status in Bulgaria. The same year he participated at BERLINALE TALENTS and SARAJEVO TALENTS. His short script FICUS was selected in the program SARAJEVO, CITY OF FILM and premiered during the SARAJEVO IFF 2018. His is developing his first feature film titled “The Sweet Bitterness of Ripe Pomegranates” with Torino Script Lab 2019.