Ilian Metev

Ilian Metev grew up between Bulgaria and Germany. His first feature "SOFIA’S LAST AMBULANCE" (2012) premiered at the Critics' Week at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was nominated for the Camera d'Or and won the Visionary Award. His second feature "3/4" (2017) premiered at Festival Locarno where it received the Golden Leopard.

Sofia's Last Ambulance

A film by Ilian Metev

2012 - Bulgaria/Croatia/Germany - Documentary

Sofia, Bulgaria. In a city where only 13 ambulances struggle to serve 2 million people, three paramedics face Kafkaesque situations. Struggling against an avalanche of absurdities in a crumbling medical system, they do what they do best: save lives.