The world is big and salvation lurks around the corner (2008)

105 minutes • Drama

The story about a Bulgarian boy who grows up to be a German man. After a car accident Alex can’t remember even what his name is. In an attempt to cure him from amnesia, his grandfather Bai Dan comes over to Germany and organizes a spiritual journey for his grandson back into his past, to the country where he came from. In changing places, time and transport, crossing half Europe, they play backgammon, the simplest, and yet the most complex of all games. That game leads Alex to the realizations of who he is, and that game is symbolic to the story.

Title: The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner (EN) / Svetat e golyam i spasenie debne otvsyakade (BG)
Country: Bulgaria, Germany, Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia
Language: Bulgarian, German, Italian, Slovenian, English, Hungarian
Director: Stephan Komandarev
Writers: Yurii Dachev, Stephan Komandarev…
Actors: Predrag ‘Miki’ Manojlovic, Carlo Ljubek, Hristo Mutafchiev…


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