THE GRAPES OF GUILT (TV Show 12 eps. x 54 min.)

Bulgaria |
2023 |
54 мин.

Script: Vania Nikolova, Nelly Dimitrova, Ekaterina Nikolova; based on an idea by Simon Edi Schwartz
Director: Victor Bojinov
Cinematography: Kaloyan Bozhilov, Georgi Gvozdev
Music: Petar Dundakov

Cast: Vladimir Zombori, Mihail Bilalov, Paraskeva Djukelova, Elena Telbis, Kristina Veroslavava, Daria Mitushevа, Gerasim Georgiev-Gero

Production: Bulgarian National Television; Executive Producer, Brod Film – Nadejda Tzvetkova

The family drama, The Grapes of Guilt, follows two main themes that intertwine—wine, and the guilt that a person experiences in his life. A young man is forced to abandon his seemingly ordered life in the USA after the death of his uncle, and to revive his winery. His desire is strong, his experience lacking, and his legacy discouraging—old barrels, debts, and workers who will soon be jobless. Only the wayward lady, the winemaker at the cellar, can get him out of this mess, but her father turns out to be a sleeping partner in the business, whose plans do not coincide with those of the ‘intruder’. Secrets and guilt from the past are about to ruin everything.

Victor Bojinov studied at the Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, producing a number of short films, which competed at some of the most prestigious short film festivals. He was part of the creative teams of some of the most successful Bulgarian TV series including Undercover; Glass House; and Liaisons. Bojinov directed the successful, full-length feature films Heights (2017), The Naked Truth about the Zhiguli Band (2021) and Escape (2022). He is currently working on an adaptation of Milen Ruskov’s novel, Chamkoria.