Bulgaria, 2019, 10 min.

A woman stays imprisoned in a small cell for many years. She has to do a specific task repeatedly, all day and night. Her boss is a red digital timer that decides whether she rests or works.


Festivals & awards: Selected for the first edition of Heroes IFF 2020, Rome


Manos Karystinos studied Civil Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His debut feature film Dark Illusion premiered at IFF Thessaloniki 2014 and won the Fischer Audience Award-Michael Cacoyannis Award.

Script: Manos Karystinos

Director: Manos Karystinos

Cinematography: Yannis Papanastasopoulos

Music: Hristo Dobrev

Cast: Lili Sucheva, Salih Bimbashov

Production: FilmForge, Nu Boyana Center for Vocational Training – Ivaylo Grancharov, Alexander Yaneff

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