|Drama - 2017 - Bulgaria, Germany, Macedonia|
In the span of twenty-four hours, the fate of various people’s lives will collide and be affected during each individuals taxi ride. All are victims of the decline of a suffering nation.
We drive through the streets of the city of Sofia and look through the eyes of drivers and clients as hope slowly creeps in. We see that each decision we make has a ripple effect on others. We learn that even one person’s death could give another the chance at a new life. That just one simple act of kindness will indeed make a difference.
These stories are about love and indifference, about devotion and loneliness; all connected by a radio show that poses questions but gives no answers. This is a story about a society’s need for a new DIRECTION even if it was as invasive as open heart surgery.
|Screenplay:||Simeon Ventsislavov and Stephan Komandarev|
|Cast:||Anna Komandareva, Vassil Vasilev–Zuek, Ivan Barnev, Borislava Stratieva, Georgi Kadurin, Assen Blatechki, Dobrin Dossev, Gerasim Georgiev, Irini Jambonas, Vasil Banov, Julian Vergov, Stefka Yanorova, Nikolay Urumov, Sofia Bobcheva, Troyan Gogov|
|Technical Details:||103 min., cinemascope|
|Original Language:||Bulgarian, English|
|Subtitle Dubbed:||English and French subtitles available|
|Production Company:||Argo Film, Aktis Film Production, Sektor Film Production|
|Co Production:||Bulgarian National Television, Digital Images, Contrast Films|
|Producer:||Stephan Komandarev, Katya Trichkova, Stelios Ziannis, Vera Weit, Vladimir Anastasov, Angela Nestorovska|
|ARRI Media Services:||International Sales|
|Awards:||Sarajevo Film Festival - Special Jury Mention • • Cineast FF Luxembourg Critic's Prize • • Haifa Film Festival – Golden Anchor Competition – Special Jury Mention • • Best Script Gijon Int' Film Festival|
|Festivals||Cannes Film Festival - Un Certain Regard 2017 • • Sarajevo Film Festival - Competition 2017 • • Toronto International Film Festival 2017 • • Vancouver Film Festival 2017 • • Bergen International Film Festival 2017 • • Beirut International Film Festival 2017 - Haifa International Film Festival- Golden Anchor Competition 2017 • • Filmfest Hamburg 2017 • • Festival do Rio 2017 • • Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg 2017 • • Ghent International Film Festival 2017 • • Busan International Filmfestival 2017• • Warsaw Film Festival 2017 • • Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2017 • • Glasgow Film Festival 2018 • • Bengaluru International Film Festival 2018 • • 21st Annual European Union Film Festival, Chicago 2018 • • Cleveland International Film Festival 2018 • • Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival 2018 • • Transilvania International Film Festival 2018 • • Brussels International Film Festival 2018|