Five Years & Five Months

Short docu-fiction film – dir. Andrey Getov

Being a woman is hard but being a woman in prison… that’s intolerable.

Synopsis

They come in for eight hours, crush a few people and go home satisfied…

Learn more about the conditions at the only women’s prison in Bulgaria at Women Prisoners.

Technical specs

  • original title: Пет години и пет месеца Pet godini i pet mesetsa
  • alternate titles: Five Years & Five Months
  • country: Bulgaria
  • release date: January 2016
  • filming format: 2K
  • screening formats: HD, BD, DVD
  • picture: colour, 1.78:1
  • sound: stereo 2.0
  • runtime: 6 min 31 sec<
  • original language: Bulgarian
  • subtitles: English, Bulgarian
  • IMDb: imdb.com/title/tt5848358
  • website: monoco.eu/5years5months

Cast

  • Vasilia Drebova
  • Lina Zlateva
  • Mila Bancheva
  • Nadezdha Panayotova
  • Nevena Kaludova

Crew

  • scriptwriter, eirector & editor – Andrey Getov
  • Verbatim Director – Neda Sokolovska
  • director of photography – Ivan Vatsov
  • camera assistant – Stanimir Vatsov
  • art director – Daria Vatsova
  • colourist – Kalin Petrov
  • sound editor – Maya Popova
  • graphic designer – Dilyana Manavska
  • postproduction – Simeon Tsonchev
  • interview – Radostina Georgieva
  • raw documentary footage – Neda Sokolovska and Andrey Getov
  • producers – Svetla Baeva and Andrey Getov
  • production – Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, Vox Populi и Mono Collective

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Special thanks

Dessislava Simeonova, Dilyana Angelova, Veronika Stoyanova, Evgeni Kolev, Kaloyan Stanev, Nikolay Neykov, Severina Petkova, Stefan Krastev, Yana Burer Tavanier

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* Last updated: 3 February 2016.

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