Bulgaria |
2023 |
112 мин.

Script: Marian Valev
Director: Marian Valev
Cinematography: Dimitar Gochev
Music: Rumen Boyadzhiev

Cast: Eleonora Ivanova, Tsvetelina Stoyanova, Nikolay Nikolaev, Krystyu Lafazanov, Dimitar Rachkov, Stefan Mavrodiev, Victor Kalev, Dilyana Popova, Stefan Denolyubov, Elizabeth Metodieva, Nikolai Sotirov, Marian Valev

Production: Wolfsbane Films – Marian Valev, Dimitar Gochev, Nina Altaparmakova, Elizabeth Metodieva, Dilyana Popova

Barbаrа, a small-town girl, is pursuing her dream of becoming a pop-folk singer, but faces numerous obstacles that threaten her spiritual and physical survival. Along the way, the only good thing the young woman discovers in the hostile world around her is an unexpected friendship.

Marian Valev began his career as an actor in 1994, having graduated from the Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, under Professor Encho Halachev. In 2019, he made his directorial debut with Bad Girl winning him the Best Debut Award at the Golden Rose Bulgarian Feature Film Festival. His second feature film explores the vibrant world of Chalga, showcasing the innovative use of a mobile phone as the main camera for the entire film.