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