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I Just Wanted You to See

A grieving mother kidnaps a group of teenagers to find out who killed her son

  • Yordan Harasimov
  • Blu Hardy
  • Salvatore Dodeci
  • Andreas Nicodemou
    Director of Photography
  • Portia Booroff
    Key Cast
  • Jeremias Amoore
    Key Cast
  • Edward Henrickson
    Key Cast
  • Annie Knox
    Key Cast
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  • Genres:
    Drama, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    20 minutes
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, RED
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Director Biography - Yordan Harasimov

Blending storytelling ambiances with meaningful intentions, Yordan Harasimov is a respected Film Director who has been accentuating the screen viewing experience since 2019. Best known for his UK-produced debut film “I Just Wanted You To See," Yordan features a strong reputation for creating cinematics that influences new levels of emotional influence and invested attraction. This includes the pre to post-production of various notable films, commercials, shorts, and music videos throughout the UK and Bulgaria.

Upon getting into freelance filmmaking in Bulgaria in 2019, Yordan has since scaled to become an acclaimed name inspiring viewers across the national and international scales. To date, Yordan attained his undergraduate\bachelor’s degree in Filmmaking from The University of West London where he was mentored by BAFTA award-winner Chris Bould, and soon built a large inventory of successful projects within the Bulgarian film and video industry, home of Millenium Films’ studios. While in Bulgaria, he worked on productions such as Young Woman and the Sea (Walt Disney Pictures), Red Sonja (Millenium Films), After franchise (Voltage Pictures), Subservience (Millenium Media). Measurably, Yordan has directed over 50 projects in the UK and Bulgaria and gained a substantial client network – many of which include some of the most renowned music artists in Bulgaria.

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Director Statement

Standing in a basement among the abducted three best friends of her son Toby, Janet’s mind races. Between her son's death and the teens' provocation, Janet jumps between emotions of confusion, anger, and sadness - endangering the kids’ lives as she struggles to remember she is still a mother. This intense merge between love and rage culminates into an implosion, leading to a gripping journey through grief, pain, and survival.

Designed to deliver powerful cinematic entertainment that conveys deeper meaning beyond the script itself, “I Just Wanted You To See” is a dark and thrilling drama that dives deep into the churning, emotional turbulence of losing a child. Following the protagonist Janet struggling with the recent death of her son, “I Just Wanted You To See” allows viewers to both feel and experience the raw internal battles of taboo topics like mental health, PTSD, anxiety, and panic attacks in its purest form.

Frequently involving themes such as parenting, drug abuse, and grief, “I Just Wanted You To See” is a production that focuses on driving mental health awareness and challenging the stereotypes about people who suffer from mental illnesses – such as they are violent when, in fact, they are the first victims. Even more, it is a picture that tells its story using audible and visual cinematic blends that enable viewers to walk in new shoes, see behind fronted masks, and recognize the true realities of navigating life with mental fog.