Natasha, Austria, 2008, 84 min, Beta SP, Portrait, Social Issues
Ulli Gladik meets Natasha the beggar in Graz and, after a number of conversations, accompanies Natasha to her home of Breznik, a former industrial town near Sofia. Over a period of two years, Gladik, a combination camera woman and director, visits Natasha in Bulgaria and Austria, documenting the young woman's life - her journeys and traveling companions, her work as a beggar, her home in Graz, her family life and her everyday routine in Bulgaria.
Director of photography:
Ulli Gladik, Karin Hammer
Neubaugasse 45/13, P.O.Box 197
A-1071 Vienna, Austria
One World Filmfestival / Usti Nad Labem 2009