The Magic Life of V
A young woman, Veera, haunted by her childhood traumas is trying to become more independent through live-role-playing. As she guides herself and her mentally disabled brother through the world of multiple roles and identities, witches and wizards, she finally finds the courage to face the demons of her own past; namely their abusive father.
Tonislav Hristov was born in Vraza, Bulgaria, in 1978. In 2003 he moved to Finland and started to study film. He has directed six documentaries. His latest documentary The Good Postman (IDFA 2016, Sundance 2017) was nominated for the European Film Awards in 2017. His other films include Love & Engineering (Tribeca, Hot Docs, Visions du Réel 2014) and Soul Food Stories (IDFA 2013).