Ralitza Petrova

Bulgaria, Denmark, France 99 min min Fiction


A nurse traffics the ID cards of demented patients on the black market of identity theft. Driven by easy cash and an addiction to morphine, she struggles to keep tabs on her emotional void and a growing fear of punishment. *Catalan première

Festivals and Awards
Golden Leopard in Locarno



Ralitza Petrova

Born in Bulgaria, Ralitza lives and works between England, Bulgaria, and France. In early life, she studied Fine Art, and later Fiction Directing at the UK’s National Film and Television School. Her films have won acclaim at film festivals such as Cannes, Berlin, and Toronto, as well as on numerous art platforms, including the Centre Pompidou, Paris.

Filmography: Godless (2016), By the grace of God (migmetratge, 2009), Above us only sky (curt, 2008), Rotten Apple (curt, 2007)

Ralitza Petrova

Film information

Original Title: Bezbog
Director: Ralitza Petrova
Script: Ralitza Petrova
Contact: Heretic
With: Irena Ivanova, Ivan Nalbantov, Ventzislav Konstantinov, Alexandr Triffonov
Country: Bulgaria, Denmark, France
Year: 2016
Format: DCP
Length: 99 min min
Language: Bulgarian
Subtitles: Spanish, English
Edition: 2017