WFC Bulgaria: Урок

There are things about this film I like enormously. It’s a taut, tense film about nightmarish desperation.

But it seems like there are always options out of the problems that seem to be avoided just for the sake of plot. So my main feeling here is of “but why doesn’t she…?” just about all the time, which is probably not what the filmmakers were going for.

And when her car broke down on the way to pay the 1.37 lev…

Oops! Spoilers!

Love the actors.

The Lesson. Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov. 2014. Bulgaria.


  • 1 part ouzo
  • 1 part creme de menthe
  • 1 part vanilla ice cream

Shake ouzo and creme de menthe with ice. Pour into a blender with ice cream and blend. Serve immediately.

Can also be made without ice cream.

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