Bulgaria |
2022 |
16 мин.

Script: Nevena Nikolova
Director: Nevena Nikolova, Petar Gerzilov
Cinematography: Mincho Minchev
Music: Camille Saint-Saëns

Cast: Marina Fartzova, Emil Stefanov

Production: Nevena Nikolova, Milen Manev

Two strangers meet at the rooftop of a 20-storey hotel by the sea, both intending to commit suicide.

Festivals & Awards: official selection for Best Student Film at the 2023 IFF In the Palace; Winner of Best Indie Short Film Award, Silk Road IFF, Cannes; Best Actress Award (Marina Fartzova) at IFF On the Beach; Winner of Best Student Film Award at Bucharest ShortCut CineFest; Best Indie Short Film, South Film and Arts Academy Festival, Chile

Nevena Nikolova, a director, actress, screenwriter and producer, graduated in Directing from New Bulgarian University. She directed the student shows Victoria Station and The Collection, by Harold Pinter. Morning is her debut short film, and Rooftop her second student film.

Petar Gerzilov, a choreographer, dancer, director, actor, producer and teacher, graduated in Classical Singing, Production, and Directing and Management. He has been engaged as performer and choreographer/director in opera, operetta, theatrical and musical performances; producer, choreographer and dancer for numerous dance videos.