Ilian Metev

Bulgary 82 min Catalan premiere Fiction


Young pianist Mila prepares for an audition abroad. Her brother Niki distracts her with his unwanted talent for the absurd. Their astrophysicist father Todor seems incapable of dealing with his children’s anxieties. A portrait of a family during their last summer together.


Ilian Metev

(Bulgaria, 1981) He initially pursued a career as a classical violinist. His first feature Sofia’s Last Ambulance (2012) is a close-up portrait of three Bulgarian medics at work. The film premiered at the Critics’ Week at the Cannes 2012 where it was nominated for the Camera d’Or and won the Visionary Award. Ilian’s work has been shown at the MOMA and has received over 40 awards.

Filmography: 3/4 (2017), Sofia's Last Ambulance (2012), Goleshovo (curt, 2008)

Ilian Metev

Film information

Director: Ilian Metev
Script: Ilian Metev, Betina Ip
Contact: Memento Films
With: Mila Mihova, Nikolay Mashalov, Todor Veltchev
Country: Bulgary
Year: 2017
Format: DCP
Length: 82 min
Language: Bulgarian
Subtitles: Spanish, English
Edition: 2018


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