A young Bulgarian digs out her dead grandfather’s secret police file to unravel the past and find the answer to why the Socialist idea failed. She is fed up with the hypocrisy of modern Bulgarian Socialists, who continuously advocate social welfare, while driving her country to catastrophe. At the same time, the Socialist idea abroad has moved on. Like most of Bulgaria's youth, banished into exile, she found a living in London – the city her grandfather adored but never visited. The grandfather, a philosopher and an anglophile had sympathised with the Socialist idea in the early 1920s but later on, seeing the damage of leftist propaganda in the 1940s, he had fled to the mountains to join massive opposition movement called ‘goriani’. The director in a semi-mystic dialogue with her grandfather, visualised with fanciful animated sequences she restores the collective memory of a distant generation.
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