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PAUSE (Pafsi)

Greece-Cyprus, 2018, 96 min, LA Premiere

Director: Tonia Mishiali
Writers: Tonia Mishiali, Anna Fotiadou
Producers: Andros Achilleos, Stelana Kliris, Tonia Mishiali
Cast: Stela Fyrogeni, Andreas Vassiliou, Popi Avraam

Film Trailer

In a desperate attempt to escape from the misery of a loveless marriage, Elpida finds refuge in a fantasy world of vindictive violence. Soon, reality and fantasy start to blur.
Tonia is a Cypriot filmmaker and producer who loves making films that deal with social and women’s issues. Member of the European Film Academy and the European Women’s Audiovisual Network, Berlinale Talents alumna, artistic director of Cyprus Film Days International Festival, served as vice president of the Directors Guild of Cyprus board

* 2018 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

* 2018 Panorama of European Cinema – Best Film award by the Union of Film Critics of Greece

* 2019 Germany Emerging Filmmakers – Best Film Award

* 2018 Thessaloniki International Film Festival – FIPRESCI award for Best film and ERT award