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Yesterday (1988)
"Vchera" (original title)

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The late 1960s was the time of Beatles and Rolling Stones, the time of sexual revolution. These events have their echo in Bulgarian English-learning school. The school order provokes a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hristo Shopov ...
Ivan
Georgi Staykov ...
Rostislav (as Georgi Staikov)
Sofiya Kuzeva ...
Dana
Svetla Todorova ...
Marina
Georgi Rusev ...
Principal Tzonchev
Nikola Rudarov ...
The Mathematician Barumov
Stoyan Aleksiev ...
Naydenov
Krasimir Rankov ...
The Inspector
Pavel Popandov ...
The P.E. teacher
Maria Stefanova ...
Teacher
Petar Popyordanov ...
Kostov
Christine Bartlet ...
English teacher
Kosta Tsonev ...
Vera's father
Boris Lukanov
Dimitar Goranov
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The late 1960s was the time of Beatles and Rolling Stones, the time of sexual revolution. These events have their echo in Bulgarian English-learning school. The school order provokes a protest of the students due to the narrow-minded teachers. Written by Georgi Djulgerov <major1@mbox.contact.bg>

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Vchera is a 10!!!
14 June 2004 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Thanks mainly to the superb acting of many members of the cast, especially that of Bulgaria's secret weapon, Hristo Shopov, "Vchera" ranks high among the world's film classics. Unfortunately, Shopov's acting ability and fine, expressive face have been hidden for too long from true connoisseurs of dramatic acting. Let us hope that his flawles performance as Pontius Pilate in Mel Gibson's amazing and inspiring film "The Passion of the Christ" will earn him much deserved recognition and honors, and will bring him a bounty of great motion picture roles which he so richly deserves. What a tragedy it would be if he were to slip back into obscurity inside Bulgaria. BRAVO, Mr. Shopov!!!


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