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Glory (Slava)

Directed by Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov

  • Bulgaria, Greece 2016; 101 min
  • Original version: Bulgarian
  • Genre: Comedy drama
    • Special Award of the City of Varna, Best Screenplay - Golden Rose FF
    • Special Mention - Filmfest Gent
    • Principado de Asturias Award for Best Feature, Best Screenplay, FIPRESCI Prize - Gijón IFF
    • ALPC Critics' Award - Luxembourg City FF
    • Best Balkan Film, UBFM's Film Critics Guild Award - Sofia IFF
    • Best International Feature - Edinburgh FF
    • Best Film, FEDEORA Award, Best Actress, Best Script - Montenegro FF
    • Bulgarian submission for the Academy Awards
    • FIPRESCI Award - Gijon IFF


Tsanko Petrov, a railroad worker finds millions of leva on the train tracks. He decides to turn the entire amount over to the police, and the state rewards him with a new wristwatch, but soon the new watch stops working. Meanwhile, Julia Staikova, head of the PR department of the Ministry of Transport, loses Petrov’s old watch. And here starts his desperate struggle to get his old watch back, as well as his dignity.




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