Cinema of the world


Director : Valerie Buhagiar
Country : Malta, Canada
Language : English, Maltese
Duration : 87 minutes
Year : 2021
Cinema of the world


In a small Mediterranean village, Carmen has looked after her brother, the local priest, for her entire life. When the Church abandons Carmen, she is mistaken for the new priest. Carmen begins to see the world, and herself, in a new light.

Valerie Buhagiar


Valerie Buhagiar was born on May 12, 1963 in Mosta, Malta. She is an actress and director, known for The Passion of Rita Camilleri (1993), Carmen (2022) and Expecting (2002).


– Natascha McElhone
– Michela Farrugia
– Steven Love


– Director: Valerie Buhagiar
– Producer: Coral Aiken, Pierre Ellul, Anika Psaila Savona
– Editor: Matt Lyon, Peter Strauss
– Writer: Valerie Buhagiar
– DOP: Diego Guijarro
– Sound: Ryan Birnberg
– Music: Richard Feren


Winner – Canadian Film Fest – 2022
(Best Feature)
Winner – Fairhope Film Festival 2022
(Best Narrative Feature)