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Sometimes people want to go somewhere else, where things are different and better.
Poor area in northwestern Bulgaria by the Danube river. On an abandoned ship friends are having a birthday party. A homeless man who lives in the river station is the captain.Everyone is speaking about imaginary trip to Norway. They talk about the future and the past, their everyday hardships and dreams, speculate on reincarnation, love, cows, horses, Michelangelo, Prometheus, peacocks, the stratosphere, the universe, God and life in general. This is a portrait of ordinary people who are also extraordinary daydreamers. It is a visual and poetic account of the state of affairs in the "other world" of the characters in which they live their better and happier lives.

  • Zdravko Dragnev
  • Tzvetan Dragnev
  • Zdravko Dragnev
  • Tzvetan Dragnev
  • Gala Film
  • Galina Toneva
  • Krasimir Stoichkov
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    1 hour 11 minutes
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  • South-East European Film Festival a Paris 2020
  • 24 th Sofia International Film Festival 2020 - International Documentary Competiton
  • Szczecin Film Festival'20 - Special Mention Award in the European Competition
  • The Golden Eye - Cinematography Art Festival Popovo 2020 - Special Award for Cinematography
  • 24 th Sofia International Film Festival 2020 - Award for Best Bulgarian Documentary Film
  • Special Jury Prize - Golden Rhytnon Bulgarian documentary and animation film festival 2020
Distribution Information
  • Gala Film
    Country: Bulgaria
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Zdravko Dragnev, Tzvetan Dragnev

Zdravko Dragnev graduated from FAMU film school in Prague. One of the best documentary directors in Bulgaria. Directed more than 50 films.

Tzvetan Dragnev graduated from Film and Video Faculty of York University Toronto.
Worked as editor, camera operator in many short and feature length documentaries in Bulgaria and Canada.
His last documentary film "Village People" participated in more than 20 film festivals and received awards at :

Zagreb Dox Special Mention Award 2017
Special Mention Award - Sofia International Film Festival 2017
Special Jury Award IDFF CRONOGRAF 2017
Special Mention Award - Golden Apricot Yerevan
International Film Festival 2017 and others.

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