Archive Cinema City 2012.

Avé

Avé

Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Year: 2011
Duration: 88 min

Director: Konstantin Bojanov
Scenario: Konstantin Bojanov, Arnold Barkus

Cast: Angela Nedialkova,Ovanes Torosian, Martin Brambach, Svetla Yancheva, Bruno S.

Programme selection: 360°

bg, en, sr


Synopsis:

While hitchhiking from Sofia to Ruse, Kamen meets Avé, a 17-year-old runaway girl. With each ride they hitch, Avé invents new identities for them, and her compulsive lies get Kamen deeper and deeper into trouble. Reluctantly drawn into this adventure, Kamen begins to fall in love with the fleeting Avé.

Awards:

Special Jury Prize, Sarajevo FF, FIPRESCI Prize, Warsaw FF, Best Director / International Competition, Sofia IFF, Domaine Boyar Award for Best Balkan Film, Sofia IFF, Bulgarian Film Critics Award for Best Balkan Film, Sofia IFF, KODAK Award for Best Bulgarian Feature Film, Sofia IFF

Director:

Konstantin Bojanov was born in 1968 in Bulgaria, and currently lives in New York. Before making films, he made a name for himself as an artist of modern art. His works have been exhibited in Zurich, Shanghai, Sofia and Los Angeles. His short films have received numerous awards and have been screened in over 40 international film festivals. AVÉ is his first feature.