The video portrays the life in a Balkan city at the edge of the European Union through its main character, Boriana Marinova. It is a present day image of life in Bulgaria after more than twenty years since the fall of communism. It documents people who live their lives in the shadow of the past.
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English title / The Magic Kitchen
Original title / The Magic Kitchen
Keywords / humour, Communism, human relations, Balkans
Type / Single channel
Genre / documentary, experimental
Country / Finland, Bulgaria
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:21:03
Language / Bulgarian
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2012
Cast / Simo Saarikoski (Cinematographer), Lora Dimova (Cinematographer), Simo Saarikoski (Director), Simo Saarikoski (Editor), Rafael Bizhev (Actor), Teodora Genova (Actor), Lora Dimova (Actor), Galina Marinova (Actor), Emanuel Bizhev (Actor), Ana Stancheva (Actor), Nikola Tsankov (Actor), Stefan Dochev (Actor), Stefka Bizheva (Actor), Maria Hristova (Actor), Tzonio Tzonev (Actor), Victorio Vassilev (Actor), Nikola Bizhev (Actor), Boriana Marinova (Actor), Taiteen keskustoimikunta / - (Funder), Simo Saarikoski (Script), Simo Saarikoski (Author), Simo Saarikoski (Sound Design)