FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: Viktoria

    Viktoria by Maya Vitkova Viktoria by Maya Vitkova

    VARNA: Scriptwriter/director Maya Vitkova’s film portrays the first decade after the communist era through a story of a girl born with no umbilical cord. Viktoria screens at the Varna Golden Rose Film Festival 11-17 October 2014.

    Viktoria by Maya VitkovaViktoria was originally scheduled to screen in the competition lineup but as the president of the jury Emile Hristov was involved in the early stages of production of the film it was decided to screen the film out of competition.

    Maya Vitkova produced through her company Viktoria Films in coproduction with Romania’s Mandragora. The project was supported with over 550,000 EUR by the Bulgarian National Film Center. The film was shot between May and December 2012.


    Viktoria by Maya VitkovaViktoria was the first Bulgarian feature selected for the main competitions of Sundance and Rotterdam IFF. It won the Breaking Waves award for Best Film at the Titanic International Film Festival.

    Viktoria’s domestic avant-premiere took place on 19 September 2014 and the film screened for a week at the House of Cinema in Sofia but Vitkova announced that her company Viktoria World Sales and Distribution will release the film theatrically later this autumn.

    For more information go to: http://www.zlatnaroza.bg/en/portfolio/viktoria/

    Production Information:

    Viktoria Films
    2, Tzar Ivan Asen II Str.
    Tzarevetz Building, fl.2
    1124 Sofia
    phone/fax: +359 2 481 37 12
    cell: +359 884 905 220
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    Viktoria by Maya VitkovaMandragora
    Str. Ghe. Bratianu 4, Apt.2
    011413 Bucharest 1
    +40 21- 222 0558
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    Director: Maya Vitkova
    Script: Maya Vitkova
    Cinematography: Krum Rodriguez
    Music: Kaloyan Dimitrov
    Cast: Irmena Chichikova, Daria Vitkova, Kalina Vitkova, Mariana Krumova, Dimo Dimov