Magdalena (Working title:The marriage assistant)

Original Format: HD

Year of Released: 2011

Running Time: 14min.

Director: Andrej Cvetanovski

Producer: Vlado Cvetanovski

Executive Producer: Korneija Ristovska

Editor: Bogoljub Milovanovski

Screen Writer: Jelena Cvetanovska

Director of Photography: Vladimir Dimoski

Music: Oliver Josifovski

Principal Cast: Aleskandar Stepanuleski, Ognen Drangovski

Brief Synopsis:

The institution of a husband helper was known throughout the Balkans. Husband helpers were used by families that could not produce offspring. In traditional communities, continuing the family line takes priority over individual feelings. However, sometimes feelings predominate and the fulfillment of a duty reaches tragic dimensions…


  • Skopje Film Festival, Macedonia, 2011 (Screened in Competition for Short Films)
  • International Cinematographers’ Film Festival “Manaki Brothers”, Bitola, Macedonia, 2012

Production Companies:

Vidoe Smilevski Bato 77/2-47
1000 Skopje, Macedonia