An artistic Bulgarian survived from the State Security’s machine after
1944 and devoted herself for 24 years to large-scale charity work on a
remote island in the Indian Ocean.
ATANAS KIRYAKOV is a writer/director. He studied at the Higher
School of Film Arts in Paris in 1963. He worked for BNT and Vreme
Film Studio. His credits include more than 100 films: The Survivors
(1990) and The Doomed (1994) about the camps in Belene and
Lovech, the documentaries There’s Hell in Heaven, Too (2007, Golden
Rhyton), Taking Refuge in Memory, Let’s Save the Air (1977), etc.
Script: Atanas Kiryakov
Director: Atanas Kiryakov
Cinematography: Ivan Tonev, co-director of photography Dimitar Mitov
Production: Ars Digital Studio – Ivan Tonev
Supported by Bulgarian National Film Center
Contact: +359 2 846 83 61, +359 2 846 83 62 firstname.lastname@example.org,