Marko (8) lives with his Father in a forest. Fathers rules are simple: All outside is evil;
Never leave the magical forest. Marko never doubts.
He has a M-shaped mark on his hand, but what could it mean?
The Father bares a strange illness that slowly consumes his sanity.
One day Marko disobey father’s orders and crosses into the forbidden area. Wondering
through the forest, he meets Momo, a boy with a Down Syndrome. When Father finds out,
Marko barely prevents Momo’s execution. He Marko promises he’ll never see him again,
but that is a lie.
Soon, Momo is attacked by strange apparitions, human only by shape, driven by hunger
and rage. For Marko’s sake, the Father sets off to save Momo. He rescues him, but dies
while doing it.
Two boys explore the forest and their quest turns into a careless child game, until
unknown men in uniforms kills Momo. Marko is now certain that his Father was right.
Marko steps out of the forest: the world is shattered in ruins and entangled in silence.
Grotesque hordes of infected roam the roads of sorrow. Marko perceives what happened:
the rage of the ones pushed beyond all limits of human endurance, metastasized into a
virus which eventually got to everyone. Science had no explanation, no cure.
In an abandoned town, the infected surround Marko. Suddenly, a group of desperate
looking soldiers appear, executing the pursuers. Just before killing Marko too, they notice
the M mark on his hand. Marko is special, one of the few born immune once the outbreak
emerged. Those few “specials” would rebuild the world, without repeating the mistakes of
Born and raised in Skopje, Macedonia. Graduated at the Faculty of Drama Arts in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, Film and TV directing. Also attended law studies and political science studies at the State University of Cyril and Methodius.
Writer, director based in Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia. Graduated Film and TV directing at the Faculty of dramatic arts in Skopje. After 7 short films and one middle leght film, made for TV, he worked as a co- writer of Vladimir Blazevski’s “Punk’s Not Dead” in 2011. In 2015, his first feature film, “Three Days in September” had its world premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival. The film was also shown at the Chicago International Film Festival, Filmfestival Cottbus.
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