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Stephan Komandarev

27.06 Galeries 19:00
Drama . 103' . Bulgaria . 2017 . Bulgarian / ST : French, Dutch

Directions is a road movie through the dystopia of Bulgaria today, a country that remains optimistic, because all realists and pessimists have left it. During an appointment with his banker, the owner of a small business, who drives a taxi to make ends meet, discovers that the bribe he will have to pay to obtain a loan has doubled. The ethics board that examined his blackmail complaint is now asking for his share. Not knowing which saint to devote himself to, the owner kills the banker and commits suicide. This incident has sparked a national radio debate about the despair that reigns in civil society. Meanwhile, five taxi drivers and their passengers move through the night, each hoping to find a clearer way forward.

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Stephan Komandarev


Haralan Alexandrov

Dimitar Banenkin

Vasil Banov


Stephan Komandarev


Stephan Komandarev

Simeon Ventsislavov


Vesselin Hristov


Nina Altaparmakova


Argo Film Ltd.

Aktis Film Production

Sektor Film


Contact Film

Stephan Komandarev

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Stephan Komandarev is a Bulgarian director, producer and scriptwriter. He was born in 1966 in Sofia. He graduated in Film & TV directing at the New Bulgarian University (1999).


1999: Dog’s Home (Pansion za kucheta)

2001: The Way of Harmony (Patyat na harmoniyata) – TV Movie

2002: Bread over the Fence (Hlyab nad ogradata) – doc.

2003: Alphabet of Hope (Azbuka na nadezhdata) – doc.

2008: The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner (Svetat e golyam i spasenie debne otvsyakade)

2009: The Town of Badante Women (Gradat na zhenite badante) – doc.

2014: The Judgment (Sadilishteto)

2016: From the Grateful Descendants (Ot priznatelnite potomtsi) – doc.

2017: Directions (Posoki)

2018: Occupation 1968

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