Son of Sofia

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- Ar žinai, kieno garbei tave pavadino?

- Taip, meškiuko Mišos.

- Kas tas meškiukas Miša?

- Maskvos olimpinių žaidynių talismanas.

Athens, 2004 summer Olympic Games. 11 -year-old Misha arrives from Russia to live with his mother, Sofia. What he doesn’t know is that there is a father waiting for him there. While Greece is living the Olympic dream, Misha will get violently catapulted into the adult world, riding on the dark side of his favorite fairy tales.


Tribeca Film Festival – Best International Narrative Feature

Elina Psykou

“Son of Sofia” is Elina Psykou’s second feature. Her debut, “The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas” premiered in Berlinale 2013 and, later on the same year, Elina was among the 10 European directors to watch by Variety.