Rotten Apple

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Friday, June 13, 21:00 and Tuesday, June 17, 19:00 (SOUR)


Country of Origin: UK
Year of Production: 2007
Duration: 15′
Category: Fiction

Director: Ralitza Petrova
Screenplay: Ralitza Petrova
Cinematographer: Nemone Mercer
Editor: Ralitza Petrova
Music: Birger Clausen
Producer: Paul Zabihi, Zara Balfour
Cast: Nathaniel Gleed, Glenn Conroy, Tania Kereishi, Gregg Sulkin

Synopsis: Growing up on a deserted farm a precocious boy spends his days contemplating the ironies of his austere life with his father. Lost in despair and frustration his father has no time for affection and the two hardly ever speak. One day a mysterious woman visits the farm and the men’s estrangement spirals into a rivalry for mother’s love. Her transient passing makes them realize something about themselves.

Festivals & Awards: 57th Berlin International Film Festival Germany 2007 (Prix UIP, Nominee for Best European Short Film), Telluride Film Festival USA 2007, London International Film Festival UK 2007, Sarajevo Film Festival Bosnia 2007, Flanders International Film Festival Belgium 2007, Seville International Film Festival Spain 2007, Barcelona International Film Festival Spain 2007, Sao Paulo International Film Festival Brazil 2007, Ofensiva International Film Festival Poland 2007, Femina International Women Film Festival Brazil 2007, Molodist International Film Festival Ukraine 2007