YELLOW OLEANDER – Bulgaria, 2022, 98 min, Comedy
Director: Lachezar Avramov
Writer: Dimiter Stoyanovich
Cast: Kitodar Todorov, Stefani Ivaylo, Marian Valev, Leonid Yovchev, Kostadinka Aratlakova, Eleni Dekidis
A black comedy focusing on Prof. Kitov’s political ambitions (Kitodar Todorov).
A highly controversial former Italian Prime Minister arrives in Bulgaria to support a local politician’s application for a top European Parliament job. The Bulgarian politician and his much younger wife invite their guest to their remote house up in the mountains. There, after a wild night of naughty adventures, ending with a compromising dead body and other awkward details, the aspiring politician, hell-bent on making it big in international politics, reveal how self-centred and career-driven he actually is.