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Tilt

Tilt
Director: Viktor Chouchkov Jr.

Bulgaria, Germany, Romantic drama, 2010, 94 min
In the early 90’s, four Bulgarian friends who are all skateboarders are finding ways to make some cash with the dream of opening their own bar, which will be called Tilt. An accidental meeting between Stash and Becky leads to a passionate love affair. Suddenly, the friends are caught illegally distributing porn films. Becky’s father, a police colonel, takes the case personally and threatens them with prison. The only way to escape his grip would be for Stash and Becky to stop seeing each other. The gang decides to run away to a small German town. Being poor emigrants, they find themselves in a series of funny and absurd situations. The gang finally decides to go back. Meanwhile, Bulgaria has changed completely, and so has Becky. “Tilt” is a romantic tale of the sacrifices we make for love.

About the director:

Viktor Chouchkov Jr. was born in Sofia, in 1971. Introduced to cinema at ten, Chouchkov received a special diploma from the International Film Festival in Moscow in 1981 for his performance of the boy in the Bulgarian movie “Yo-Ho-Ho” (1981). He graduated in Cinema and Television Direction at National Academy for Theatre & Film Arts (NATFA) in Sofia. Along with his brother Borislav, Victor Chouchkov Jr. founded the production company Chouchkov Brothers in 2003 after more than 12 years of successfully developing and producing TV shows and music videos. “Tilt” is his feature film debut.
Section: Wide Angle

Screenplay: Viktor Chouchkov Jr., Borislav Chouchkov

Dir. of Photography: Rally Raltschev

Music: Viktor Chouchkov Jr., Yavor Rusinov, Dimitar Vasilev-Nufri

Cast: Yavor Baharoff, Radina Kardzhilova, Ovanes Torosyan, Alexander Sano, Ivaylo Dragiev, Phillip Avramov, George Staykov, Zhoreta Nikolova, Robert Yanakiev, Alexander Hagedyush