Feature Narrative Competition | 87 min | 2019


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About the Film

After the loss of his wife, Vasil is made aware of his neighbor’s claims that his late wife is calling her on the phone. Being a believer in the supernatural, Vasil decides to seek out the help of a professional psychic medium in order to contact his wife. In spite of his estranged son’s attempts to change his mind, Vasil stands by his decision. The Father, winner of the Crystal Globe at the 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, is an intimate family drama tackling the challenges of connecting with those closest to us in life

Film Info

Section Feature Narrative Competition
Year 2019
Length 87 min
Language Bulgarian with subtitles in English and Arabic
Country Bulgaria, Greece

Film Credits

Director Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov
Screenplay Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov
Cinematography Krum Rodriguez
Music Hristo Namliev
Editing Petar Valchanov
Producer Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov, Konstantina Stavrianou, Irini Vougioukalou
Production Company Abraxas Film, Graal Films
Sound Design
Sound Ivan Andreev
Cast Ivan Barnev, Ivan Savov

Film Contacts

Directed by: Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov