A large balloon suddenly appears above villages and fields and grabs the attention of the peasants. They start liking the sudden guest from nowhere for the beauty of the free existence. A policeman comes and the dreams of freedom vanish.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Grigor Vachkov ...
Chovekat s pishtova
Ivan Bratanov ...
Konstantin Kisimov ...
Georgi Partsalev ...
Konstantin Kotsev ...
Lyubomir Dimitrov ...
Janet Miteva ...
Girl in white
Tzvyatko Nikolov
Petar Slabakov
Vasil Popiliev
Stoyan Gudev
Dossio Dossev
Petar Antonov


A barrage balloon appears unexpectedly over a Bulgarian village. The startled villagers decide to knock it down with a fusillade. But the balloon flies off to the mountains. The villagers, armed to their teeth, set off after it. But they are not alone in this undertaking. There is another armed group that chases the 'wonder'. An argument whose property the balloon is breaks out between the two groups. It turns out that the balloon flew from Romania over the Danube River. In the turmoil following the argument, the balloon is destroyed. The police arrive and punish the villagers for meddling in other people's affairs. Written by Georgi Djulgerov <georgidjul1943@gmail.com>

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1 December 1967 (Bulgaria)  »

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