OHRID: Screenwriter and director Ilija Piperkoski is shooting his debut feature film Grandpa and Grandson, produced by Pandora`s box production, in cooperation with Dream Factory and Romania’s Alien film.
The story starts with the death of a young patient, after which the young doctor Nikola tries to organise his life and visits his grandfather, whom he hasn’t seen in 10 years. The film is about conflicts between generations, with contrasting values and second chance opportunities.
The film is produced by Ognen Antov. The main roles are played by Dejan Lilic, Salaetin Bilal and Daniela Ivanovska. The film will be completely shot in the city of Ohrid, which makes it the first film in recent Macedonian history to be entirely shot there. The DoP is Romanian Pătru Păunescu.
Shooting is expected to be completed on 14 May and the film will be finished by the end of 2017 in order to screen at festivals in 2018.
The film is financially supported by the Macedonian Film Agency with 260,162 EUR / 16,000,000 Macedonian denars. The total budget is around 400,000 EUR with the support from Alien film.
Director: Ilija PiperkoskiScriptwriter: Ilija PiperkoskiDoP: Pătru PăunescuSet design: Vladimir ZafirkovskiSound: Marius Emil StanescuCostumes: Zaklina KrstevskaCast: Dejan Lilic, Salaetin Bilal, Daniela Ivanovska, Goran Stojanoski