Love & Engineering

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International Premiere

Germany, Finland, Bulgaria | 84 MINUTES

LOVE & ENGINEERING

Comedy, Documentary, Romantic Comedy, Relationships, Science/Technology
Is there an algorithm for love? Atanas, a Bulgarian engineer living in Finland, thinks he has an answer—he’s found a wife for himself, after all—and he wants to share his findings with some of his geeky bachelor friends. Together they carry out a series of experiments to crack the code and develop a new, scientific approach to romance. But when date conversation keeps turning to the latest PC games and heavy metal music, it’s clear that Atanas has his work cut out for him. Directed by Tonislav Hristov, this charming and lighthearted documentary follows Atanas and his band of eager test subjects as they research pheromones, chart brain waves, and try out “hacks” on blind dates in their quest to find love in the modern world.

-Ian Hollander

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CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Tonislav Hristov

Tonislav Hristov is a Bulgarian filmmaker, based in Finland since 2001. In 2008, he directed his first documentary film, Family Fortune, for Yle (Finnish Broadcasting Company) and Bulgarian National Television. His first feature-length documentary, Rules of Single Life, premiered in Finnish cinemas in 2011 and in Bulgarian cinemas in 2012, and won Best Documentary Award at the Sofia International Film Festival and was shown at many others.
Director
Tonislav Hristov
Screenwriter
Tonislav Hristov, Kaarle Aho
Producer
Kaarle Aho
Editor
Nikolai Hartmann
Cinematographer
Peter Flinckenberg
Executive Producer
Kaarle Aho
Composer
Petar Dundakov
Co-Producer
Thomas Tielsch, Martichka Bozhilova

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