by Boris Despodov
Short fiction film / 90’ / 2014 / Creative documentary
Deep down, below the surface, we are looking at Peter Nizamov’s turbulent life and emerging political career. He believes his newly formed movement can change the corrupt establishment in our post-truth society. Thinking he is chasing the light, he doesn’t see he is being devoured by darkness.
Country of production Germany, Bulgaria and Serbia Language Bulgarian and English Support of Film-und Medienstiftung NRW, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Film Center Serbia, Bulgarian National Culture Fund and Bulgarian National Film Center Developed and presented on Ex Oriente Film workshop, MakeCoProDox Forum, Sofia Meetings Works in Progress, Lisbon Docs and DOK.fest München Roundtables Producers Arthouse Blockbusters and Pandora Film Co-producers Servia Film Starring Peter Nizamov Composers Florian Erlbeck Sound recordist Bojan Palikuća Editor Dragan von Petrovic Director of Photography Plamen Bontchev and Stefan Đorđević Produced by Boris Despodov and Nina Frese Co-produced by Miloš Ljubomirović Co-writer Plamen Bontchev Written and Directed by Boris Despodov