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Thriller - Completed 2014

Involved in a counterfeit money affair, Sam accepts to become an informer for the French police and infiltrates the Bulgarian mafia in charge of prostitution. He meets a young prostitute, Elka, and falls in love with her.

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Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2015
Panorama
RDV Unifrance 2016
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Thriller, Drama, Crime
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, BULGARIA
    • Languages
    • FRENCH, BULGARIAN
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Kamen KALEV
    • Writer(s)
    • Kamen KALEV
    • Synopsis
    • Samy is a Frenchman accused of smuggling counterfeit money from Bulgaria to France. To avoid jail he becomes an informer for the French police, joining under cover a Bulgarian channel for human trafficking. Gradually he falls in love with Elka, an underage gypsy prostitute. Torn by the pressure from all sides, he almost turns into an unscrupulous pimp. His feelings for the girl will help him keep the last thing he has – his dignity
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