18% GREY

Bulgaria/Germany/Northern Macedonia/Serbia/Belgium, 2020, 110 min.

Following their dream, Zachary and Stella, a couple very much in love, move from Varna to London. However, surviving in a new country is not so easy, and when his wife leaves him, Zachary heads on a crazy journey from London to Berlin, during which he meets a string of incredible people. His journey uncovers the truth about his lost love and ultimately brings him to uncomfortable discoveries about himself.


Festivals & Awards: Best Acting Performance Award to Ruscen Vidinliev, IFF Taormina 2020; IFF Sofia; European Film Festival Palić, Serbia; IFF Transylvania


Viktor Chouchkov studied Film and TV Directing at NATFA, Sofia. In 2003, together with his brother Borislav, they founded Chouchkov Brothers production company that has by now realised more than 15 films. Viktor’s debut feature Tilt won 14 awards from around the world, being also Bulgaria’s entry for Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award 2011.

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Script: Hilary Norrish, Dolya Gavanski, Zachary Karabаshliev

Director: Viktor Chouchkov

Cinematography: Nenad Borojević

Music: Viktor Chouchkov

Cast: Ruscen Vidinliev, Dolya Gavanski, Ron Cook, Joke Emmers, Boris Van Severen, Orlando Seale, Norman Bowman, Susanne Wuest, Samuel Finzi, Madeleine Cannon

Production: Chouchkov Brothers

Co-production: Ostlicht Filmproduktion, BNT, Sektor Film, Cinnamon Films, Raised by Wolves

Supported by Bulgarian National Film Center, BNT, MDM, North Macedonian Film Fund, Varna Municipality, Serbian Film Fund, Tax Shelter of the Belgian Government via Belga Films Fund, Creative Europe Media Development

Contact: +359888567309, viktor.chouchkov@ch-bors.com, www.ch-bros.com