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Letter to America (2001)

Pismo do Amerika (original title)
Ivan's best friend, Kamen, is dying in an American hospital. Since he's denied a visa to the USA and can't stay by his side in his last moments, he decides to set off for Bulgaria ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Phillip Avramov ...
Ivan
Ana Papadopulu ...
Nina
Peter Antonov ...
Kamen
Andy Barret ...
Konsulat
Joreta Nikolova ...
Restavratorkata
Krassimir Dokov ...
Tiradzhiyata
Maya Novoselska ...
Zheleznicharkata
Valentin Goshev ...
Traktoristat
Liubov Liubcheva ...
Medenata snaha
Yordan Bikov
Ognyan Golev
Ivan Ganchev
Dimitar Krivokapov
Svetla Yancheva
Ioshiro Terazzono
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Ivan's best friend, Kamen, is dying in an American hospital. Since he's denied a visa to the USA and can't stay by his side in his last moments, he decides to set off for Bulgaria countryside, taking the camera Kamen has given him. After some time, he writes her a very special letter, telling all about the places and characters he meets on his way, witnesses to a time which is bound to be forgotten. Written by lukejoplin@infolink.com.br

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2 March 2001 (Bulgaria)  »

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Brief nach Amerika  »

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Overrated, yet another abstract Bulgarian movie
11 October 2010 | by (Sofia, Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

With this movie the Bulgarian directors just followed strictly the trend to produce non-understandable, nothing-saying, abstract, slow films with awful music, random cast of actors who speak non-audible dialogs. Unfortunately 9 years after the release of this film the things do not get any better (we should mention only several exceptions). The only good aspects of this movie is the scenes with nature and the authentic villages. The openness and the wisdom of the non- professional cast are great by themselves but would stay well enough in a documentary. I cannot believe some body took it so seriously and even applied with this movie for Oscars.


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