The long way home

Director: 
Boriana Puncheva
Cinematography: 
Tsvetan Nedkov
Editing: 
Malin Arnaitski
Production: 
Cinemascope, Ivan Nichev
Country: 
Duration: 
70Min
Year of production: 
2014
Movies language: 
Subtitles language (s): 
Schedule: 
Tue, 24/03/2015 -
18:00 to 19:10
Location: 
Espace Senghor
Synopsis: 

This is the story of Ilya who was given up for adoption twenty years ago, and found a new home with his adoptive mother in France. Last year, the young Frenchman came back to Bulgaria to visit his biological mother and 7 brothers and sisters in one the gypsy ghettoes of Sofia. Quite a few children were adopted all over the world while shooting The Long Way Home. Bulgaria is the only country member of EU donor of children for international adoption.

Bio Director: 

Boryana Puncheva received her degree in Film and TV Directing from the NAFTA (National Academy of Film and Theater Art) in Sofia, Bulgaria. In 1981-1992 she worked for the 'Ekran' TV Studio, than the Bulgarian National TV employed her. At present she is head of Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Warsaw, Poland.