BERIK

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A short drama about friendship and understanding, set in Semey, Kazakhstan. Berik, 33, blind and deformed due to radiation poisoning, spends his days at home alone until Adil, 11, the smallest and least popular of the kids in the apartment block, turns up on Berik‘s doorstep looking for a football.

 

Festivals: 

Cannes Film Festival Critics’ Week – Canal+ Grand Prix; European Film Awards – nominated for Best Short Film Award.

Daniel Joseph Borgman

Daniel Joseph Borgman born in 1981 in Dunedin, New Zealand. After studying film science at Otago University, he moved to Copenhagen and worked as a VFX artist and colourist.