The Good Driver

2022, Finland/Sweden/Bulgaria, 97 minutes, feature, drama

Director: Tonislav Hristov
Script: Kaarle Aho Tonislav Hristov Konstantin Bojanov
Cinematography: Orlin Ruevski
Cast: Malin Krastev, Gerasim Georgiev, Slava Doycheva, Alma Pöysti, Amos Brotherus
Producer: Kaarle Aho, Andrea Stanoeva

“The Good Driver” recreates part of the misadventures of taxi driver Ivan, who is trying to correct the mistakes of the past – he saves money from courses in the Golden Sands resort to return to his wife and son in Finland. Problems and worries are multiplying, and if he manages to get to the other end of Europe at all, will Ivan be able to fix what was once destroyed?…

Tonislav Hristov

Tonislav Hristov studied Film Direction in Finland. He has directed several documentaries shown at prestigious festivals around the world, including Sundance FF; Berlin IFA, IDFA, and Hot Docs. His documentary, ‘The Good Postman’, was nominated for the European Film Awards; ‘The Magic Life of V’ (2019) premiered at Sundance and the Berlinale. ‘The Good Driver’ (2022) is his first fictional film.


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