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Manos Karystinos
Manos Karystinos
Short synopsis
A woman is imprisoned in a small cell for many years. She has to do a specific task repeatedly, all day and night. Her boss is a red digital timer that decides whether she rests or works.
Short synopsis ITA
Una donna è imprigionata in una piccola cella per molti anni. Deve svolgere un compito specifico ripetutamente, tutto il giorno e la notte. Il suo capo è un timer digitale rosso che decide se riposa o lavora.
Ivaylo Grancharov
Production Company
Nu Boyana Film Studios / FilmForge
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Short biography of the director(s)
Manos Karystinos was born on February 23, 1990, in Komotini, a small town in northern Greece. He has an M. Eng. in Civil Engineering, as he graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In 2014, his first Feature Film “Dark Illusion” premiered at the 55th Thessaloniki International Film Festival and won the «FISCHER AUDIENCE AWARD-MICHAEL CACOYANNIS AWARD». After that, the film won several awards in international festivals. He studied Film in Athens. He created 3 student short films and started working in the Greek film industry, mostly as an Assistant Director. He was responsible for the production and direction of TEDx Komotini, for 2
years. He won a scholarship from EKOME and became an intern in Nu Boyana Film Studios in Sofia, Bulgaria. During the internship, he directed a short action film using an iPhone, that won 2 big awards in FilmForge Fest 2019, and a short film named "Strawberries".
Artistic and Technical Cast
Directed by Manos Karystinos
Written by Manos Karystinos

Lili Sucheva ... She
Salih Bimbashov ... Guard

Produced by
Ivaylo Grancharov ... producer
Alexander Yaneff ... producer

Music by Hristo Dobrev

Cinematography by Yannis Papanastasopoulos

Film Editing by Eleni Korda

Art Direction by Athina Mpatsila

Costume Design by Athina Mpatsila

Makeup Department
Teodora Duparinova ... makeup artist

Production Management
Alexander Yaneff ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nansi Dasheva ... assistant director

Sound Department
Mark Melamed ... sound designer
Radostina Ruseva ... boom operator / sound recordist

Visual Effects by
Manos Karystinos ... visual effects

Camera and Electrical Department
Ilias Doulis ... first assistant camera
Lucy Keal ... digital image technician
Veneta Paunova ... lighting supervisor
Boris Stankov ... camera supervisor
Boris Takov ... lighting supervisor

Editorial Department
Lyubomir Balabanov ... color correction supervisor
Yannis Papanastasopoulos ... colorist

Script and Continuity Department
Eleni Pnevmatikou ... script supervisor

Other crew
Justine Arvanitis ... production assistant
Christos Kontodimas ... production coordinator
Maria Vasiliki Laskaridou ... key set PA
Sophia Totou ... production assistant

Anton Antonov ... special thanks
Georgi Aronov ... special thanks
Borislav Georgiev ... special thanks
Yariv Lerner ... special thanks
Elis Nikolova ... special thanks
Shimon Sabbah ... special thanks