Bulgaria, Sweden, 2012г., 66 min


Youlian Tabakov

Born in a wealthy family little Tzvetanka dreamed to become an actress, but life completely changed her destiny. “Tzvetanka” is the story of a woman who has outlived the three epochs in modern Bulgarian history: monarchy, communism and democracy. Her life represents the stories of many others, of the country itself.

2012: Zagreb Dox – Big Stamp for Best Documentary in the Region, NATFA – Best Debut Award
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Youlian Tabakov

Born in 1975 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Studied set and costume design in the Art Academy in Sofia and fine arts in Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts in Paris. Works as a freelance visual artist and set and costume designer. TZVETANKA is his first documentary.

Selected filmography

2012 Tzvetanka