The secret ingredient

Gjorce Stavreski, Macedonië, Griekenland, 102 min, Eastern Neighbours Filmfestival

Onderdeel van: Eastern Neighbours Film Festival English Specials

Social distress, economic hardship, attempted suicide, family tragedy, illegal drugs, violent thugs and late-stage, metastasized lung cancer are the ingredients of this intriguing debut film about good intentions going really bad.

The story follows Vele, an underpaid train mechanic who uses stolen marijuana to make a cake for his father to relieve his cancer pain. Suddenly, he finds himself cornered by the criminals who want their drugs back and the nosy neighbours who want the recipe for the “healing cake”. Expecting the worst, all of sudden an actual miracle occurs... A fantastic black comedy that won the Audience Award at the Thessaloniki FF and several jury prizes at prestigious film festivals worldwide. Macedonia’s submission for the Oscars.

Regisseur
Gjorce Stavreski
Land
Macedonië, Griekenland
Jaar
2017
Duur
102
Taal
Macedonisch
Ondertiteling
Engels

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