About the movie

In a remote Bulgarian town, Gana looks after the elderly with dementia and traffics their ID cards on the black market. She hardly speaks with her mother and her relationship with her boyfriend is not great either. With their sexual attraction vanished, their intimacy is reduced to their addiction to morphine. Nothing seems to have consequences for Gana; not even the incidental murder of a patient. Things start to change when she hears a new patient singing. A growing empathy for the old man awakens her conscience, but when he is arrested for fraud, she learns that ‘doing the right thing’ demands a high price. ‘Godless’ won The Golden Leopard at the 69th Locarno Film Festival.