MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 16,259 this week

Aszparuh (1981)

8.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.5/10 from 543 users  
Reviews: 2 user

This is an epic screen presentation showing the creation, the consolidation and the power of First Bulgarian Kingdom and the first Bulgarian ruler Khan Asparuh.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10 titles
created 25 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1329 titles
created 25 Aug 2012
 
a list of 212 titles
created 01 Jan 2014
 
a list of 21 titles
created 5 days ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Aszparuh" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Aszparuh (1981)

Aszparuh (1981) on IMDb 8.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Aszparuh.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Lyubimetz 13 (1958)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The main heroes are twin brothers. The first is responsible young fellow and excellent footballer. The second one is an undependable gambler. The police are after him. A pretty girl stands ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Yanchev
Stars: Apostol Karamitev, Ginka Stancheva, Lyubomir Bobchevski
The Goat Horn (1972)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

The film sends us to the 18th century when Bulgaria was a part of the Ottoman Empire. Four hoodlums break into the house of the shepherd Karaivan, raping and killing his wife in full view ... See full summary »

Director: Metodi Andonov
Stars: Katya Paskaleva, Anton Gorchev, Milen Penev
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A concert to celebrate Bulgaria joining the EU is being planned at the Embassy in London and it is the job of VARADIN, the new ambassador, to ensure the Queen attends. But with corrupt ... See full summary »

Director: Dimitar Mitovski
Stars: Alan Ford, Ralph Brown, Tomas Arana
The Maestro (2015)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A woman at a cross roads in her life, finds direction by listening to her neighbor's music.

Director: Dave Bundtzen
Stars: Kimberli Colbourne, Debbie Neigher, Molly Ratermann
Oki's Movie (2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A love story between a middle-aged professor, a young student who prepares a movie and a student/film-maker who drinks too much.

Director: Sang-soo Hong
Stars: Yu-mi Jeong, Sun-kyun Lee, Seong-kun Mun
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A film about the funny adventures of a group of children, spending their holidays at the seaside.

Director: Dimitar Petrov
Stars: Petar Peychev, Ivaylo Dzhambazov, Emil Petrov
Kapitan Petko Voyvoda (TV Series 1981)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Vassil Mihajlov, Plamen Donchev, Prodan Nonchev
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

At the airport, Slavi tells his life's story to a young customs officer. As children, Nelly promises Slavi to marry him. The two teenagers are passionately in love with each other but after... See full summary »

Director: Ivaylo Hristov
Stars: Ivan Barnev, Yana Titova, Assen Blatechki
Nemuritorii (1974)
Action | Adventure | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

It's the story of a few men that wonder across Europe trying to come home and rebuild what Mihai Viteazul called "romanian dream".

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu
Stars: Amza Pellea, Ion Besoiu, Ilarion Ciobanu
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A dentistry student, graduating with honor, does not get the desired job and has to start working as a MASTER OF ALL TRADES in a construction company. He has to paint walls, clean chimneys,... See full summary »

Director: Petar B. Vasilev
Stars: Apostol Karamitev, Georgi Kaloyanchev, Ginka Stancheva
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

In 1945, on the battlefields in Hungary, three Bulgarian soldiers from the reserve have to fight for the liberation of the country. They are totally unprepared for the war and have no ... See full summary »

Director: Zako Heskija
Stars: Nikola Anastasov, Kiril Gospodinov, Georgi Partsalev
Love and Lies (1981)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A movie about two high school kids who meet in class and fall madly in love with each other. Unfortunately, His father and her mother had a history of their own between them which creates ... See full summary »

Director: Ilya Frez
Stars: Tatyana Aksyuta, Nikita Mikhaylovsky, Elena Solovey
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stoyko Peev ...
Antony Genov ...
Vassil Mihajlov ...
Vania Tzvetkova ...
Pagane
Stefan Getsov ...
The High Priest of Tangra
Georgi Cherkelov ...
Velizariy's father
Iossif Surchadzhiev ...
Mari Szür ...
Iv
Lora Kremen ...
Velizariy's mother
Djoko Rosic ...
The Icherguboil
Velko Kynev
Anya Pencheva
Bogomil Simeonov
Stoycho Mazgalov
Petar Slabakov
Edit

Storyline

The 7th century is the time of the Great Migration of the Peoples. Under the pressure of the invaders the proto-Bulgarian tribes of Khan Kubrat are forced to split in four parts in the hope that one would survive. For twenty long years Kubrat's youngest son Khan Asparoukh led his people across many foreign lands to find eventually a new homeland on the Balkan Peninsula and this time forever. The story is told by Byzantine Velisarius, a hostage with the Bulgarian who witnesses the whole of their difficult march. He sees the suffering of the people whom he already feels close to his heart and the personal drama of their Khan Asparoukh. In 681, in alliance with the local Slav tribes, the proto-Bulgarian deal a decisive blow on numerous Byzantine army, thus 13 centuries ago the foundations of the Bulgarian state and nation were laid down. Written by Georgi Djulgerov <major1@mbox.contact.bg>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | History | War

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 October 1981 (Bulgaria)  »

Also Known As:

Aszparuh kán  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(3 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

More than one thousand horses and tens of thousands extras take part in the film. In Bulgaria alone the three parts of the film have been seen by 12 million people. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Národ sobe aneb Ceské more v osmnácti prílivech (2003) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The history of Bulgarian Nation
23 July 2002 | by (london, UK) – See all my reviews

Well. this is an excellent try to follow the history of the Bulgarian NAtion- from the time of the Great Khan Koubrat, till the Great transition of part of the Bulgarian nation towards west/ This is a historic movie with a lot of drama, action, love and suspence. The story shows what difficulties did the Bulgarians have to overcome in order to find their better life in place where is nowadays situated Bulgaria. I really liked the original 3 part sequence as it is more detailed and full of more action --- I was 5 years old kid when I watched it for a first time, indeed. Great actors too- Stoiko Peev, Anya Pencheva, etc. Highly recommended


18 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
On DVD or VHS? habibv
Khan Asparuh on Youtube borislav_mitev
Discuss Aszparuh (1981) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?