THE LESSON

UROK

By Kristina GROZEVA, Petar VALCHANOV

EYE ON FILMS (EOF) - as PROMO

Drama - Completed 2014


Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2014
Contemporary World Cinema
San Sebastian FF 2014
New Directors Kutxa New Director's Award
Warsaw FF 2014
Competition 1-2 1-2 Competition Award
Tokyo IFF 2014
Competition Special Jury Prize
Thessaloniki IFF 2014
Int'l Competition Special Jury Award for Originality and Innovation, Best Screenplay
Ventana Sur 2014
European Screenings
La Orquidea Film Festival 2014
International Film Competition / Main Jury Prize for the Best Film
Thessaloniki IFF 2014
Special Jury Prize-Bronze Alexander / Best Screenplay award
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • BULGARIA, GREECE
    • Languages
    • BULGARIAN
    • Duration
    • 111 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Kristina GROZEVA, Petar VALCHANOV
    • Writer(s)
    • Kristina GROZEVA, Petar VALCHANOV
    • Producer(s)
    • Magdelena ILIEVA (Abraxas Film), Kostadina STAVRIANOU (GRAAL)
    • Synopsis
    • Nadezhda is a high school English teacher near Sofia. Stunned by a theft report by one of her students she is determined to find the culprit and punish him. As this episode unravels at work, her personal life changes drastically. She is notified by a bailiff that the bank is about to seize her house and put it for auction due to overdue mortgage payments.
      Determined to keep her life afloat and her house she will do everything she can to get the money before it’s too late.
      Her personal and professional life will converge as she goes against all the lessons she teaches her students.
Distribution Country
Release date
Distributor
Rights
Local title
Company Country Roles