Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa

63rd TIFF: Greek Premiere

A man rides a donkey on a dusty road. A woman follows. She is wearing a hayrick. The man is murmuring. The woman under the hayrick listens. And then the woman stops. And the man looks at her.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market TIFF63.

Direction: Veselka Kuncheva
Script: Veselka Kuncheva, Maria Stankova
Cinematography: Vesselin Hristov
Editing: Yosif Kokonchev, Maria Stoyanova
Sound: Veselin Zograforv, Valeria Popova
Music: Mira Iskarova
Actors: Militsa Gladnishka, Danail Obretenov
Production: Borough Film, Contrast Films
Producers: Vladimir Andreev, Georgi Balkanski, Katya Trichkova, Veselka Kuncheva
Co-producers: Todor G. Todorov, Ivan Andreev
Costumes: Vanina Geleva
Production Design: Vanina Geleva
Make Up: Bistra Ketchidjieva
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Bulgaria
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 10΄
Contact: Contrast Films
Awards/Distinctions: Special Mention for Short Film, Bulgarian Film Critics’ Guild Award for Best Film – Golden Rose FF 2021

Veselka Kuncheva

Veselka Kuncheva has mastered directing for puppet theater at the National Academy of Theater and Film Arts Sofia, where later she specialized in cinema and television. She is a director of drama, opera, and puppet performances in Bulgaria and abroad. Her performances received prestigious international and national awards.


2008 Reflections (short)
2011 Tzvetanka (short)
2021 Mona Lisa (short)