A Dose of Happiness


2019, 1h 40m, Bulgaria, UK
Director: Yana Titova
Cast: Valentina Karoleva, Dimitar Nikolov, Aleksandar Aleksiev
Genre: Drama

Vesela’s search for happiness led her into an early marriage that went cold by the time she was 20. Breaking away from her husband, Vesela takes a job waiting tables at a nightclub, where she meets Ivan, twice her age, who takes her in with her 3-year-old daughter Valya. One day the angelic Joro turns up in the club and takes Vesela into a bar back room for a smoke. She wakes up the next morning in withdrawal; and later learns her life is now all about heroin, which brings her relationships with others, and herself, to a breaking point. The highest grossing Bulgarian film of 2019.

All films at CEFF are presented in their original language with English subtitles.

In-Cinema: Sat Nov 13 at 7:00 PM (Globe Cinema 2)
Stream: Nov 6-14 across Canada

Calgary Bulgarian Society
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Presented by the Calgary Bulgarian Society, Bulgarian Cultural Club of Canada and Nashency Bulgarian Folklore Centre