Bulgaria |
2023 |
6 мин.

Script: Martina Troanska
Director: Martina Troanska
Cinematography: Rosen Tihov
Music: Dobromir Kisyov

Cast: Stefan Penev, Aneta Ivanova

Production: NOVA Film – Dessy Tenekedjieva

Supported by the Stoyan Kambarev Foundation

At his grandfather’s funeral, Adam makes his mother furious with his inappropriate behaviour. What the ‘grown-ups’ fail to see is that Adam is going through his first experience of death in his own sensitive way.

Festivals & Awards: The 355 Film Award 2023 – Stoyan Kambarev Foundation

Martina Troanska graduated with an award for Best actress of the year from the Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, in the class of Penko Gospodinov. Rising Star was nominated for the 2019 IKAR Awards. In 2021, she made her debut as a film director with Anyuta, an adaptation of Chekhov’s short story. The film was selected for more than ten international festivals. In 2023, she completed her Master’s Degree in Film Directing in the class of Georgi Dyulgerov.