Bit player

"A story of double standards between the Communist regime and a bit player, hypocrisy and the cruelty of the past..."

  • Genre: Short / Fiction

  • Release Year: 2011

  • Duration: 22 minutes


  • Directed by: Igor Aleksov

  • Screenplay by: Aleksandar Rusjakov

  • Leading Roles: Jana Stojanovska, Silvija Stojanovska, Predrag Pavlovski and Igor Angelov

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Synopsis:

Sister Anna listens to the radio while cleaning the monastery yard. Among other news there is information about a new film by cult director of the communist era, Vojo Pandilovski. While listening to this, Anna thinks back to her youth in the seventies when she dreamed of becoming an actress. Her appearance at a casting call for her first role destroys her dreams. Chosen to be featured in a rape scene the young director, Pandilovski, does the unthinkable. Her attempt to search for justice begins her hellish journey from her dream of being actress, through Communist torture and finally to life in monastic quarters. It's a story of double standards between the Communist regime and a bit player, hypocrisy and the cruelty of the past.

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Igor Aleksov

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