GLORY 

 

directed by Kristina Grozeva & Petar Valchanov

 

 

 

From the directors of the Award winning and critically acclaimed film THE LESSON.

 

 

Tsanko Petrov, a railroad worker finds millions of leva on the train tracks. He decides to turn the entire amount over to the police, and the state rewards him with a new wristwatch, but soon the new watch stops working. Meanwhile, Julia Staikova, head of the PR department of the Ministry of Transport, loses Petrov’s old watch. And here starts his desperate struggle to get his old watch back, as well as his dignity.

DRAMA/COMEDY DCP/HD - 2016 - Bulgaria/Greece - 101min

 

CAST Stefan Denolyubov (The Lesson), Margita Gosheva (The Lesson)

ORIGINAL LANGUAGE Bulgarian

PRODUCED BY Abraxas Film, Graal Films

WITH THE SUPPORT OF Bulgarian National Film Center, Bulgarian National Television. 

KRISTINA GROZEVA received numerous award for her short films, among them Best Fiction Debut at the Bulgarian Film Academy Awards 2008 for Birds of Heaven; Special mention of the jury of the International Student Film Festival, Casablanca, Morocco 2009 and Special mention of the jury of the Mediaschool International Film Festival, Lodz 2009 for Gap; The award for the best short film until 10min.-International Student Film Festival 2006/PREMIOS 7th Festival de Escuelas de Cine/Montevideo, Uruguay and The Best Film of International One-Minute Film Festival-FILMINUTE, UK, 2007 for Game.

PETAR VALCHANOV graduated in Film and TV Directing form the NATFA in 2002. His first short film Shock participated in the student program at Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2001; his next short film Resurrection was awarded for the Best Film at the International Student Film Festival-Velingrad 2003. His short film Captured was selected at Tampere Film Festival, Finland 2005, as well as Sofia Film Fest-Jameson competition 2005, and Tel Aviv Film Festival, Israel 2006. His short film Family Therapy was awarded Best student fiction film of International Film Festival Wiesbaden 2009, Best Film-CINEMAIU­BIT-international film festival Bucharest 2008, and JAMESON award for the best Bulgarian short film at Sofia Film Fest 2008, among others.

His short film Family Therapy was awarded Best student fiction film of International Film Festival Wiesbaden 2009, Best Film-CINEMAIU­BIT-international film festival Bucharest 2008, and JAMESON award for the best Bulgarian short film at Sofia Film Fest 2008, among others.

 

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FESTIVALS
LES ARCS EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - Crystal Arrow (The Flèche de Cristal) & Press Award
ARRAS FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - Atlas d'Or (Grand Jury Prize)
HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - Best Narrative Feature Award
LOCARNO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - Official Selection, Concorso Internazionale
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