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I remember you once asked me what TILT means? If you push the pinball too hard, you lose the ball. The game is over. That's what I thought back then. Now I know, I was wrong. The game is over only when you give up. This time I won't do it. I won't lose you for a second time.
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Although many Bulgarian directors choose the fateful events of the end of 1989, and the subsequent transition to municipal democracy as background to their films, TILT is definitely not clichéd or melodramatic.
The story encompasses the fall of the Communist behemoth in Bulgaria and its metamorphosis in the early 1990s into the mafia that will corrupt a good part of the Bulgarian population in various ways.
My primary criticism in Bulgarian films used to be cinematography. TILT is, however, beautifully shot and the color grading accentuates the mood of the film.
The music/score was also superbly used, giving TILT a fresh breath of air. The storytelling was decent.
My only criticism of the film is the excessive use of profanity--after a while it felt forced.
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