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Red Light

Directed by Toma Waszarow

Narrative Short
Bulgaria | 21 min | 2016

A bus stops at the only village’s intersection, where the traffic light is stuck on red. The bus driver refuses to move forward, which provokes a conflict. A story about the funny side of apathy, selfishness, and loneliness in a world where following the rules is a misunderstanding.

Red Light - Toma WaszarowToma Waszarow
Director, Writer

TOMA WASZAROW (Sofia, BULGARIA, 1977) is a director, producer and editor. He studied Film and TV Directing at SW University, Bulgaria. Participated at Berlinale Talent Campus, Sarajevo Talent Campus, TOSMI, How to Say It. His director’s debut -the multi-awarded short film “The Kiss”- was seen by more than 13 millions of viewers in YouTube. His short film “Red Light” was mentioned in Cineuropa as one of the top 5 short films of 2016. In 2015 and 2016 he was awarded by the Bulgarian Film Academy as the best film editor.

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Film Information

Director: Toma Waszarow
Country: Bulgaria
Year: 2016
Language:  Bulgarian with English Subtitles
Runtime:  21 min
Rated: PG 13


Writers: Toma Waszarow, Viktor Dessov
Producer: Revo Films Ltd, Anna Stoeva, Toma Waszarow
Director of Photography: Martin Balkansy

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