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Cosmic Candy

Greece, 2019, 95 min, West Coast Premiere

Anna, an eccentric supermarket cashier, lives in Athens, alone in her parent’s big apartment. One day she will be forced to take in the 10-year old girl, from next door, after her father goes missing. At the same time, she will be confronted with her possible dismissal and the overwhelming scenario of a workplace romance. And all this, under the influence of excessive Cosmic Candy consumption.

Rinio Dragasaki was born in Athens, Greece, in 1980. She studied film and documentary. She has written & directed four short films, documentaries, and a feature. Cosmic Candy, her debut film was selected to participate in the Sundance IF, Istanbul Screenwriters Lab, and LAGFF International Project Development Forum.

  • 2020 Iris Awards – Best Newcomer Director, Best Special Effect
  • 2020 Fantasia Film Festival
  • 2019 Fantastic Fest
  • 2019 Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival
  • 2019 Thessaloniki International Film Festival – Best Newcomer Director, WIFT Award