The Magic Kitchen

Saarikoski Simo

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.

Production Year
2012
Duration
00:21:03
Tyyppi
Asiasana
Original Title
The Magic Kitchen
English Title

The Magic Kitchen

Production Countries
Finland,Bulgaria
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Simo Saarikoski (Author), Simo Saarikoski (Cinematographer), Lora Dimova (Cinematographer), Simo Saarikoski (Director), Simo Saarikoski (Editor), Simo Saarikoski (Script), Simo Saarikoski (Sound Design), Nikola Bizhev (Actor), Tzonio Tzonev (Actor), Stefka Bizheva (Actor), Maria Hristova (Actor), Boriana Marinova (Actor), Victorio Vassilev (Actor), Stefan Dochev (Actor), Teodora Genova (Actor), Emanuel Bizhev (Actor), Lora Dimova (Actor), Galina Marinova (Actor), Rafael Bizhev (Actor), Nikola Tsankov (Actor), Ana Stancheva (Actor), Taiteen keskustoimikunta (Funder)
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Simo Saarikoski (b.1980) is a visual artist who works with video, performance and watercolor painting. He explores our time and its phenomena, as well as the human impact on the environment and human psyche. Saarikoski’s work has been presented in different forms in over 20 countries around the world.