Blaga (70) – a retired teacher, falls victim to a phone scam and loses the money saved for hers and her late husband’s dream grave. In order to collect the sum again, Blaga contacts the phone scammers and starts working for them as a “mule”. The once resilient and honest woman slowly starts sacrificing all of her principles.
Crew, Cast & Production
Simeon Ventsislavov, Stephan Komandarev
Eli Skorcheva, Ivan Barnev, Gerasim Georgiev (Gero)
Argo Film (BG), 42film (GER)
Bulgarian National Film Center, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM), Eurimages, MEDIA - Creative Europe
Festivals and Awards
57th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2023 // Best Film, Grandprix of the Ecumenical Jury and Best Actress for Eli Skorcheva
Motovun Film Festival 2023 // FIPRESCI Critics' Jury Award
96. Academy Awards // contender for the Bulgarian Oscar as "Best Film"