â€œCarpathian Karmaâ€ accompanies a Romanian citizen called Joshka more than 20 years from 1995 to 2016. In 1989, in the age of 17, he was attacked by a bear and critically injured. He survived with a destroyed face and was operated altogether 74 times in Romania, Hungarian and Germany. After the operations he turned back to his Carpathian village 1997 - back into a humble life in an impoverished region. A man between stigma and trauma and hope and resignation.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Mario Damolin, M.A., studied Sociology, Education Science and Politics in Heidelberg. First writer and publisher in printing media. Since 1990 TV-journalist and documentary film producer and director; lecturer at the Film Academy in Baden-Wuerttemberg/Germany. Occasional print reports and essays in German newspapers.