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The Father (2019)

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Vasil has just lost his long-time partner in life, his wife Valentina. When a woman at her funeral proclaims that the dead woman called her cell phone, Vasil seeks out the help of a ... See full summary »

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Kristina Grozeva (screenplay), Decho Taralezhkov (additional dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ivan Barnev ... Pavel
Ivan Savov ... Vasil
Tanya Shahova Tanya Shahova ... Lyubka
Hristofor Nedkov Hristofor Nedkov ... Doctor
Margita Gosheva ... Kalina
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maria Bakalova Maria Bakalova ... Valentina
Ana Bratoeva Ana Bratoeva ... Waitress
Georgi Damianov Georgi Damianov ... Mourner
Boyan Doychinov Boyan Doychinov ... Cop #1
Elena Mosholova Elena Mosholova ... Ruvi's Assistant #3
Petra Oplatkova Petra Oplatkova ... Ruvi's Assistant #2
Martina Peneva Martina Peneva ... Ruvi's Assistant #1
Nikolay Todorov Nikolay Todorov ... Cop #2
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Storyline

Vasil has just lost his long-time partner in life, his wife Valentina. When a woman at her funeral proclaims that the dead woman called her cell phone, Vasil seeks out the help of a well-known psychic in order to contact his wife. His son Pavel tries to bring him to his senses, but Vasil stubbornly insists on doing things his own way. "The Father" is an intimate family drama about the difficulties of connecting with those close to us. As the picture slowly gathers momentum, its story unfolds many carefully arranged absurd or comic situations. Written by Karlovy Vary Film Festival

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Country:

Bulgaria | Greece

Language:

Bulgarian

Release Date:

26 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ojciec See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Abraxas Film, Graal Films See more »
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