By Janis RAFA


Drama - Completed 2020

KALA AZAR describes a place that cannot sustain animal life any longer, where a young couple take care of dead animals to give meaning to their own lives.
Sales: Heretic Outreach

& Awards

Rotterdam IFFR 2020
Tiger Competition- Winner KNF Award, presented by Circle of Dutch Film Critics
    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Drama, First film
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • GREEK
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Janis RAFA
    • Writer(s)
    • Janis RAFA
    • Producer(s)
    • Digna SINKE (SNG Film)
    • Synopsis
    • At the margins of a city somewhere in the south of Europe, a young couple start their daily routine of collecting deceased pets from people’s homes and taking them to a pet crematorium. Outside of work, they also collect and cremate roadkill found during their drives. In this desolate environment, the couple’s stoic perseverance creates a space through which their love grows until the moment they have a car accident and cause a roadkill themselves...
      Sales: Heretic Outreach