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A film by Hristo Simeonov

Genre(s): Drama

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  • Hristo Simeonov


    Hristo Simeonov is a film director and writer based in Sofi a. Hristo is a Berlinale and Sarajevo Talent alumni. His collaboration with human rights foundations in Bulgaria resulted in the creation of multiple documentaries and videos with social agendas. Hristo short fiction films are shown at international festivals like Clermont-Ferrand, Tampere, Krakow, Dresden, Bilbao, Cottbus, Molodist, Triest, Thessaloniki, Vienna, etc. His debut short film The son (2015) won the Main Short Film Prize at Cottbus Film Festival (2016) and Best Bulgarian Short Film at the Bulgarian Film Academy Awards (2016) and other 15 awards. Curr ently, Hristo develops his first feature film.


Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2019: Bulgarian Film Festival Golden Rose Golden Rose Award
  • 2020: Krakow Film Festival Jury Special Mention
  • 2020: Huesca international Film Festival
  • 2020: Palm Springs Shortfest
  • 2020: Odense Film Festival Grand Prix – HCA Award
  • 2020: Concorto Film Festival
  • 2020: Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival
  • 2020: Concorto Film Festival
  • 2020: In The Palace
  • 2020: Cinekid International Children Film Festival
  • 2020: Cinemed Montpellier
  • 2020: Tehran International Short Film Festival
  • 2020: Olympia International Film Festival For Children and Young People
  • 2020: Festival Tous Courts - Aix-en-Provence
  • 2020: Leuven International Short Film Festival
  • 2021: Minimalen Short Film Festival
  • 2021: TAMPERE Film Festival
  • 2021: Mecal Pro Barcelona International Short Film Festival
  • 2021: Riga International Short Film Festival
  • 2021: Brussels Short Film Festival


A 13-year-old Nina is feeling trapped in her relation with the bossy Vassil, who is preparing her to be a skilled pickpocket in Spain. Тhey live under one roof and share one bed but more often Nina dreams about escaping.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 19'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Sound: 5.1
  • Country(ies) of production: Bulgaria
  • Original Language(s): Bulgarian
  • Subtitle(s) available: English / Spanish
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Plamena Stefanova, Borislav Rusev, Margita Gosheva, Niki Chobanski, dog Lili
  • Screenplay: Konstantin Bojanov
  • Cinematographer: Vesselin Hristov
  • Editor: Hristo Simeonov
  • Sound: Ivan Andreev, Veselin Zografov
  • Music: Goran Andrich
  • Producer: Poli Angelova, Elena Mosholova, Nikolay Todorov

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Right Solutions, Magic Shop