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THE BOY WHO WAS A KING

Andrey Paounov
BG DE 2011    58' 90'
⚬ History ⚬ Current Affairs & Politics 

Synopsis

Royalty meets reality: the biography of Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the exile boy-king of Bulgaria who gloriously returned as a republican politician to fall from grace in one of the greatest experiments of democracy today.

Credits

Director

Andrey Paounov

Producers

Martichka Bozhilova, Thomas Kufus

Production Company

AGITPROP

Co-Production Company

Zero One Film

Cinematography

Boris Missirkov, Georgi Bogdanov

Editors

Svetla Neykova, Rene Frölke, Georgi Bogdanov, Andrey Paounov 

Music

Ivo Paunov

Awards

Best Feature Documentary

River Run 2012

Festivals

TIFF 2011

IDFA 2011

River Run 2012

Trieste FF 2012

Göteborg IFF 2012

NZIFF 2012

Film Details

Runtime 58' 90'
Spoken Languages Bulgarian, English
Production Countries Bulgaria, Germany

Biography

Andrey M Paounov is a Bulgarian writer/director best known for his non-fiction films, including GEORGI AND THE BUTTERFLIES (Silver Wolf winner, IDFA 2004), THE MOSQUITO PROBLEM AND OTHER STORIES (Cannes Critics’ Week 2007) and THE BOY WHO WAS KING (premiered at Toronto International Film Festival). His films have screened at over 150 international film festivals and received more than 40 awards. He is currently in pre-production on his first narrative feature, JANUARY.

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