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Giordano Bruno (as Gheorghi Kaloiancev)
Nikolay Doychev ...
Belarmin (as Nicolai Doicev)
Miroslav Mindov ...
Kardinal Bordzhiya
Georgi Cherkelov ...
Toskana's ambasador (as Gheorghi Cerkelov)
Mikhail Mikhajlov ...
Sarpi (as Michail Michailov)
Nevena Kokanova ...
Galileo's Mistress
Nikolai Ouzounov ...
Kardinal Chentino
Plamen Ciarov ...
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Mila Dimitrova ...
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Beniesc Mois ...
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Vladimir Davcev ...
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Bernini
Gigi Ballista ...
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A humble scientist from Padua proves that the Earth revolves and that it is not the center of the universe. He has few supporters and many enemies. When Giordano Bruno dies a martyr's death, Galileo exclaims: "Science needs scientists, not martyrs!" In order to preserve his discovery and continue his research he tries to make peace with the church but does not succeed. Slandered and misunderstood by his contemporaries, Galileo suffers the tragic isolation of men of genius the importance of whose lifework is recognized only by subsequent generations. Written by Georgi Djulgerov <georgidjul1943@gmail.com>

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