Can a young love survive in times of turmoil and chaos?
During the 90's in Bulgaria daredevil Stash and the rebellious Becky fall in love with each other. When Stash and his friends get caught by the police for some small-time crimes such as selling German porn tapes, Katev, Becky’s father and big Militia boss, gets personally involved with the case. He threatens Stash and the gang with prison if Stash continues to see Becky, so the young men eventually have to leave the country. They emigrate to a small town in Germany. After a tough year, during which Stash unsuccessfully attempts to contact Becky, the group takes the first chance to return. Political changes, corruption, social suppression: in the meantime Bulgaria has changed completely – and so has Becky…
DIRECTOR (Viktor Chouchkov Jr., Bulgaria. 1971)
Introduced to cinema at the early age of 10, he received a special diploma for main child role from the International Film Festival in Moscow in 1981 for his performance in the Bulgarian movie "Yo-ho-ho". He has been pursuing his dream ever since, only this time on the other side of the camera - by being a director.
He got a master’s degree in film directing from the National Academy of Theater and Film Arts in Sofia. Before that he graduated from the Secondary School of Fine Arts in Sofia.
He has directed short films ("A.T.M", "Obsession", "The Statues Also Die"), numerous music videos for most of the top Bulgarian performers, documentaries, TV commercials.
His first feature TILT has been awarded in several Festivals and has numerous national awards.
Golden Rose (Bulgaria)
Santa Barbara Film Festival (USA)Goteborg Film Festival (Sweden)
Sofia Film Fest (Bulgaria)
Cyprus Film Days
National Festival of Cinematographers (Bulgaria)
SIFF Cinema (USA)
Transilvania Film Festival (Romania)
Fresh Film Festival (Czech Republic)
Montreal World Film Festival (Canada)
Voukovar Film Festival (Croatia)
Singapore Film Festival
Raindance (United Kingdom)
Woodstock Film Festival (USA)
Kaunas Film Festival
Romanian International Film Festival
European Film Festival in Malta
Cottbus Film Festival (Germany)
Napa Valley Film Festival (USA)
European Film Festival (Canada)
Cinedays Film Festival, Skopje (Macedonia)
Palm Spring IFF (USA)
Mill Valley Film Festival (USA)
California Independent Film Festival (USA)
Glasgow Film Festival (UK)
Cinema Mundi IFF (Czech Republic)
Cleveland IFF (USA)
Phoenix Film Festival (USA)
New York Bulgarian Film Festival (USA)
Independent Filmmakers Showcase (USA)
Atlanta International Film Festival 365, (USA)
Athens International Film Festival (USA)
Seattle True Independent Film Festival (USA)
Jerusalem IFF (Israel)
Indianapolis International Film Festival (USA)