Bulgaria/Germany/Croatia |
2022 |
117 мин.

Script: Zornitsa Sophia and Miglena Dimova
Director: Zornitsa Sophia
Cinematography: Krum Luis-Alirio Rodriguez
Music: Darko Markovic

Cast: Daria Simeonova, Leon Lucev, Daria Dimitrova, Peris Wambui, Steve Matias, Lamar Munene

Production: MQ Pictuers – Zornitsa Sophia
Co-Production: Ostlicht Filmpoduktion, Germany & Focus Media, Croatia

Supported by Bulgarian National Film Center

Elena, a theater director in love with her work, is 32 years old when she realizes that she cannot have children. Faced with a choice – to try conceiving in vitro with her beloved husband, the conductor Leon Maier or to adapt her theater program to transform the lives of orphans in the faraway Africa, Elena will rediscover the word “mother”. Inspired by a true story.

Festivals & Awards: International Competition, Warsaw IFF 2022

Zornitsa Sophia is Master of Fine Arts, major in painting. She wrote, directed and produced 4 feature films, 2 documentaries and directed 7 TV series, a theater play and an opera. Her films are screened or awarded at Shanghai, Sarajevo, Warsaw, Goa, Busan, Cairo, Mar del Plata, Moscow, two of them being box office hits and one being a submission for the Academy Awards.