The Magic Kitchen

Simo Saarikoski

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
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
The Magic Kitchen
English Title

The Magic Kitchen

Production Countries
Finland,Bulgaria
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Simo Saarikoski (Author), Lora Dimova (Cinematographer), Simo Saarikoski (Cinematographer), Simo Saarikoski (Director), Simo Saarikoski (Editor), Simo Saarikoski (Script), Simo Saarikoski (Sound Design), Nikola Bizhev (Actor), Tzonio Tzonev (Actor), Victorio Vassilev (Actor), Stefka Bizheva (Actor), Boriana Marinova (Actor), Maria Hristova (Actor), Ana Stancheva (Actor), Lora Dimova (Actor), Emanuel Bizhev (Actor), Rafael Bizhev (Actor), Galina Marinova (Actor), Stefan Dochev (Actor), Nikola Tsankov (Actor), Teodora Genova (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.