KRAPETZ

By Kiril STANKOV

BULGARIAN NATIONAL FILM CENTER - as FIN

Drama - Completed 2012

Three lonely women, meet in Krapetz, village on the Black Sea coast, trying to escape the arrogance and the triteness of “modern” post-communist society. The idyll continues for several days, but is soon destroyed. Crime, violence and corruption reach the three women even in this far, deserted place

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama, Action/Adventure
    • Countries
    • BULGARIA
    • Languages
    • BULGARIAN
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Kiril STANKOV
    • Writer(s)
    • Kiril STANKOV
    • Producer(s)
    • Galina TONEVA (Gala Film), Kiril KIRILOV (Gala Film)
    • Synopsis
    • A film about three women of a generation that has lost its hopes in the post-Communist years. They try to avoid the arrogance of the world they live in for a while, but it turns out that they have nowhere to hide. The only solution is to find their lost selves.
      Dju (39) meets her old friend Dana (40), who has just returned to Bulgaria after being abroad for a long time. They both head to the sea. On the road they meet Lily (30), a friend of Dju, who joins them.
      In Krapetz, the Northmost village at the Black Sea coast, they find the peace and harmony they are looking for. But soon this idyll comes to an end. Past conflicts are rekindled. The women discover things they were hiding from each other.
      One morning they find an Ukrainian, Natasha (27) wounded while escaping from a human trafficking gang. The villagers are unwillining to be involved. Lily decides to drive Natasha to the nearest town, but the traffickers stop the car, beat lily and capture Natasha.
      Dana, Dju and Lily are determined to get back the little they have – their human dignity. at night they manage to find both Natahsa and their own desire for freedom and life.
    • Partners & financing
    • In co-production with SoFilm ltd.
      With the support of the EU MEDIA Programme, Bulgarian National Television (pre-sale)
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Aug 01, 2011
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