An ancient Turkish ritual, a battered Bulgarian night train and a vast beach at the Atlantic ocean are all united by one young woman and her fight with a crippling fear.
Slava Doytcheva started her film career as the lead actress in the Bulgarian feature Christmas Tree Upside Down (Karlovy Vary Jury Prize 2006). Her next part in Crayfish (2009) brought her the Best Supporting Actress Award by the Bulgarian Film Academy. In 2013, Slava completed an MA in film directing at the London Film School, where she wrote and directed 4 shorts, screened and awarded at various festivals around Europe. She is now a foundinng member of a directing lab called Zhivak.