TILT is a love story set against the backdrop of the changing political and social environment in Europe in the late 1980s and early '90s. Can this love survive the challenges of emigration... See full summary »
A concert to celebrate Bulgaria joining the EU is being planned at the Embassy in London and it is the job of VARADIN, the new ambassador, to ensure the Queen attends. But with corrupt ... See full summary »
Moth is freed on parole after spending time in prison on wrongful conviction of murder. Jailed shortly before the Bulgarian communist coup of 1944, he now finds himself in a new and alien ... See full summary »
Kalin (35) is a talented advertising specialist, weary of life. Bilyana (35) is a free spirit, still uncertain of what she wants. They grew up in Socialist Bulgaria, where they were part of... See full summary »
Elena, Koko, Patso and Gosho are high school students in a small provincial town. Koko is in love with Elena. The girl wants to be a singer. She is really excited about the visiting concert... See full summary »
Summer of 1943. The Jews of Greater Bulgaria must adhere to the laws of Germany. Moni, (17) a Jewish youngster from Sofia and Giogio the son of the commissar for Jewish affairs' driver, ... See full summary »
Through his own story, Konstantin Bojanov draws the realistic portrait of two young adults that seem to be the opposites of each other. The photography and the faint colours give a signature to the film and a sober character to these two destinies in distress that try to escape from their past to reach a blur and uncertain future. And kilometre by kilometre and lie by lie (each of Avé's lies more doubtful than the other), complicity between the two teens takes shape. The eye contact between the characters is delicate and singularly poetical in a gloomy Bulgaria where we are told the most melancholic story : the loss of a beloved one and the pursuit of oneself. In spite of that, the couple of actors radiates a certain brightness and warmth thanks to the magnificent static shots and to the slow rhythm that perfectly suits the film. Avé, under the appearance of an easy road movie, is a gem of Eastern Europe cinema, always keeping its sober and humble style. Full review on our blog : https://losindiscretos.org/english/ave-2011-konstantin-bojanov-en/
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