Three bitter‐sweet stories set in Macedonia – one medieval, two contemporary – mirror and contrast one another, exploring themes of love, trust and motherhood.

“…..David Munns’ production design in particular, which masterfully creates ambiences that are simply an extension of the spiritual state of the characters, are among the key elements in the emotional force of the film.”       Марина КОСТОВА

“Visually, this is a lush film.”          Cineuropa

“Masterpiece”.           Katerina Kolozova

“Visually fascinating […] Emotionally touching”.         Gianmaria Cataldo


World Premiere 19th October 2019 Rome Film Festival

Selected Festivals:

Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival   November 2019

Talinn Black Nights Film festival  November 2019

Wellington Film Festival – Winner ‘Best Feature’

Raindance 2020

Valencia International Film Festival 2020

Beijing International Film Festival 2020

Moscow International Film Festival 2020

Istanbul Film Festival 2020

Cinequest 2020


  • Writer and Director: Milcho Manchevski
  • Producers: Jane Kortoshev / Milcho Manchevski
  • Director of Photography: Tamás Dobos
  • Editor: Nicolas Gaster


  • Sara Klimoska
  • Natalija Teododieva
  • Kamka Tocinovski