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Maya

Country
Cyprus
Language
Greek
Genre
drama, fantasy, mystery , thriller
Logline

Rebellious psychiatrist Maya visits her parents' isolated mountain village for the first time, to inherit the family house, only to enter a patriarchal microcosm complete with superstitions, fears and fables of goblins in the woods. She is soon led to big discoveries about the myths, her parents, but also about herself.

Synopsis

Rebellious psychiatrist Maya visits her parents' isolated mountain village for the first time, to inherit the family house.

Screenwriter
Andreas Kyriakou, Frixos Masouras
Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Tonia Mishiali
Production
Bark Like A Cat Films
Project Status
Development
Budget
1927000 €
Financed
38500 €
Looking for
broadcasters, streamers, co-producers, distributors, festivals, post-production services, public funds (national, regional, international), private funds / banks, sales agent, technical participation
Duration
100
Contact name
Tonia Mishiali
Contact email
tonia@barklikeacat.com
Contact web
www.barklikeacat.com
Tonia Mishiali
Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Tonia Mishiali

Tonia is a director/producer, and member of the Hellenic and European Film Academies and Berlinale Talents alumna. Her films have been awarded and selected at prestigious film festivals (Locarno, Karlovy Vary, Cairo, Palm Springs, Clermont-Ferrand, Santa Barbara) and major markets (TFL, Coco, Crossroads, Sofia meetings, MIB). Her feature Pause was listed as 1 of the “20 most daring films of 2019” by Rotten Tomatoes. It was awarded the FIPRESCI among others, received rave reviews and was distributed worldwide.

Andreas Kyriakou
Screenwriter
Andreas Kyriakou

Andreas is developing the international mini series The Midnight Shift, developed via Midpoint TV Launch and awarded the HBO Award at Sarajevo Film Festival 2017. In 2018 he was selected at Canneseries Institute. He also took part in the UGC Writers Campus 2019 organised by Series Mania Festival.