The Father (2019)
aka Bashtata First screened in October 2019
Directors: Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov. Cast: Ivan Barnev, Ivan Savov, Tanya Shahova, Hristofor Nedkov, Nikolay Todorov, Boyan Doychinov, Margita Gosheva, Ivanka Bratoeva, Martina Peneva, Petra Oplatkova, Elena Mosholova, Maria Bakalova. Screenplay: Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov. Twitter Capsule:
A version of Payne's Nebraska I can get behind, with a loopier sense of family deception and grief-prompted dementia.
Script is humbly ingenious in the ways it sustains motifs and closes loops (and leaves others open). Superficial and stylistic modesty conceal depths.