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Letter to America (2001)
"Pismo do Amerika" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  2 March 2001 (Bulgaria)
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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 ... 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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Brief nach Amerika  »

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The magic of Bulgaria
25 March 2003 | by (Brno, Czech republic) – See all my reviews

I have seen this film on the festival called The Days of the European film and I was very surprised. This is so powerful, wonderful and amazing film!

It leads us to the small village in the middle of Bulgarian mountains. There is no civilization and traditions are still alive there. It shows Bulgarian grandmothers, who are as beautiful and wise as the Bulgarian mountains and woods all around. It puts the village with the grandmothers and Bulgarian nature in contrast with New York. And it tells us about young people from Bulgaria, who are emigrating to USA and to the West. So there are only old people now. And it asks: Who will lead Bulgaria in the future? Who will look after this old, beautiful and amazing country? Why don´t you in your homeland, young Bulgarian people?

This was my first Bulgarian film and I fell in love with Bulgaria after seeing it.


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