The movie “A Picture with Yuki” of the Bulgarian director, Lachezar Avramov will be screened at this year’s European Union Film Festival, which will be held from November 22- December 2, 2019.
The movie will be screened on Thursday, November 28 at 6:30pm at The Cinematheque- 1131 Howe Street, Vancouver.
“A Picture with Yuki” (2019, 110 min) is Bulgaria’s first co-production with Japan. Georgi (Ruscen Vidinliev) is a Bulgarian living in Canada with his Japanese wife Yuki (Kiki Sugino). Unable to conceive, they travel of Sofia to undergo an IVF procedure and, while sojourning in the bucolic country side, accidentally strike a local Gypsy boy with their car. Overcome with relief when the boy remounts his bicycle and rides away, they are devastated to learn of his death the next day, purportedly at the hands of his belligerent, alcoholic father. As questions of culpability gnaw at the expectant couple — were they, and not the father, responsible?
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!!! Please, note that all the movies at the festival are for an audience 18+.