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The Lover

DirectorIgor Ivanov
ProducerTomi Salkovski – Skopje Film Studio
WriterIgor Ivanov
CameraDragan Salkovski, Dejan Dimeski, Tomi Salkovski
EditorVladimir Pavlovski
CastIgor Angelov, Natalija Teodosieva, Sasho Petrovski
Original TitleLJUBOVNIKOT
Year2018
Length8 min
CountryNorth Macedonia
SubtitlesEnglish
SectionENFF KICK-OFF: MEET THE TEAM AND WATCH A GREAT FILM

Love, the most powerful and enigmatic of all life experiences makes the impossible possible. But what about regained love? A delicate short silent movie to make belief in love possible again!
The film is introduced by our team member and social media assosiate Sophie Tiedemann.

Synopsis

A failed circus artist managed to regain his beloved and to pull her from the embrace of her new lover, using the acrobatic skills she once fell in love with him for.

Director’s bio

Igor Ivanov began his career as a director of TV series, documentaries and shorts. His short ”Bugs” (2004) was in competition for the Golden Bear at the Berlinale and won the Golden Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival. He directed five seasons of the live action children’s TV series Five Plus, 35 episodes of the first children’s TV program in North Macedonia “Our Neighbourhood”. His filmography includes two feature films, “Upside Down” (2007), which premiered in Karlovy Vary and won the Best Director ward at Mostra de Valencia; and “The Piano Room” (2013), which was screened at the Chicago IFF, among others.