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Time of Violence (1988)

Vreme na nasilie (original title)
In the 17th century, a Bulgarian Christian region is selected by the Ottoman rulers to serve as an example of conversion to Islam. A Janissary who was kidnapped from the village as a boy is... See full summary »

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Momchil (as Momchil Karamitev)
Rousy Chanev ...
The Priest, pop Aligorko
Ivan Krystev ...
Manol
Anya Pencheva ...
Sevda
Walter Toschi ...
Venetzianetza (as Valter Toski)
Vassil Mihajlov ...
Syuleyman aga
Kalina Stefanova ...
Elitza
Iossif Surchadzhiev ...
Karaibrahim
Konstantin Kotsev ...
Karaibrahim's father dyado Galushko
Stoyko Peev ...
Goran
Bogomil Simeonov ...
Ismail bey
Djoko Rosic ...
Karahasan
Velko Kynev ...
Velikiyat vezir
Stefka Berova ...
Gyulfie
Angel Ivanov ...
Mircho
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In the 17th century, a Bulgarian Christian region is selected by the Ottoman rulers to serve as an example of conversion to Islam. A Janissary who was kidnapped from the village as a boy is sent to force the reluctant inhabitants to convert. The Turkish governor seeks a peaceful solution, but ultimately torture, violence, and rebellion break out. Written by Peter Reiher

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28 March 1988 (Bulgaria)  »

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Time of Violence  »

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Actor Max Freeman - Time of Violence (1988) became a successful film director in the US after his acting career in Europe. See more »

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When the Bulgarian people are facing the Ottoman army you can see two people wearing electronic watches. See more »

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Referenced in The Way Back (2010) See more »

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12 June 2007 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most sad movies on all time. Unfortunately you have to be Bulgarian to understand how sad the movie is. Or at least - you have to be keen in The Bolkans history and what the Bulgarian people have gone through. I am sorry to disappoint the writer of some of the comments about the movie - but in fact - it does show what exactly the Turkish army have done with the young bulgarians. Taking small children and making them a fanatic killers who are absolutely trust to the Turkish emperor has been done for over hundred of years. And the movie shows the whole pain and drama of the Bulgarian families who lost their children.


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