The Magic Life of V

The Magic Life of V / Veeran maaginen elämä

film-roll Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland / Color / 86' / 2019

An intimate film about a young woman who is using the magic of LARPing (live action role-playing) to address childhood trauma, protect and bring normalcy for her disabled brother, and become the hero of her own story.

5 Dec - 20:00 / Cine Cinema
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Tonislav Hristov

He was born in Vratsa, Bulgaria in 1978. He studied engineering at the Technical University of Ruse. In 2003 he moved to Helsinki, Finland and started to study film. "The magic life of V" is his sixth feature-length documentary. His work has been shown at Sundance, Tribeca, Karlovy Vary, Sarajevo Film Festivals, IDFA, Hot Docs, Visions du Réel Nyon, Busan International Film Festival and many others.

Director
Tonislav Hristov
Screenplay
Tonislav Hristov
Kaarle Aho
Cinematography
Alexander Stanishev
Editing
Anne Jünemann
Tonislav Hristov
Music
Petar Dundakov
Sound Design
Jacques Pedersen
Producer
Kaarle Aho
Kai Nordberg
Kirstine Barfod
Andrea Stanoeva
Language
Finnish, English
Filmography
The good postman (2016)
Once upon a dream (2015)
Love & Engineering (2014)
Soul food stories (2013)
Kids & Docs