Bulgaria, 2019


Omega Films, supported by the Doha Film Institute, 97mins


Dolby 5.1


San Sebastian Film Festival, London Film Festival, Warsaw Film Festival


A small town in present-day Bulgaria. A mother and her two daughters are struggling to survive. The dreamy and distracted younger daughter often invents stories in order to make life more interesting. Unwittingly, she eventually gets caught in the trap of her own lies and destroys her older sister’s well-ordered materialistic world. While struggling to get to the truth, the two sisters find out the truth about their mother.

Cast & Crew

Producers - Svetoslav Ovcharov Svetla Tsotsorkova

Screenwriters - Svetoslav Ovcharov Svetla Tsotsorkova

Featuring - Monika Naydenova, Svetlana Yancheva, Elena Zamyarkova, Assen Blatechky

Cinematographer - Vesselin Hristov

Score - Hristo Namliev

Music - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 'The marriage of Figaro', Barbarina's Aria

Costume Design - Mira Kalanova

Production Manager - Mira Kalanova

Svetla Tsotsorkova

Svetla Tsotsorkova


Born in Burgas, Bulgaria in 1977. In 2004 she graduated from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia. Her first short film “Life with Sophia” was screened at various international film festivals (Semaine de la Critique, Karlovy Vary, Telluride, among others) and won various awards (Trieste, Lodz, among others). Her first feature “Thirst” had its World Premiere at San Sebastian FF - New Directors competition in 2015.