The courage to preserve one's integrity in trying times.


Cast overview:
Prokurorat Miladin Voynov
Yordan Matev ...
Sledovatelyat Nikolov
Olga Kircheva ...
Lelya Maria
Stariyat Voynov
Vasil Popiliev ...
Pavel Nesterov Pavlov
Dorotea Toncheva ...
Tzvetana Ostrovska ...
Venelin Pekhlivanov ...
Bratat na Miladin Voinov


1952. A warrant for the arrest of the communist Pavel Pavlov has been issued. The examining magistrate Nikolov goes to the prosecutor Miladin Voynov to get his signature and obtain formal approval of the arrest. Voynov has signed many such warrants. In this case, it concerns someone very close: he and Pavel have been friends since childhood and comrades-in-arms in the partisan brigade. Miladin hesitates but signs the document. The two officials leave for the office to have the warrant stamped. On the way, the prosecutor visualizes different situations: the magistrate suggesting to Pavel's mother that she should renounce her son; the detained Pavel accusing the prosecutor of illegalities; the prosecutor killing the magistrate; the prosecutor in the dock, bearing the dead men's features and facing the magistrate; the prosecutor committing suicide and attending his own funeral. While imaging all this Voynov makes an effort to avoid involvement in the case. He tries to persuade the ... Written by Georgi Djulgerov <>

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12 September 1988 (Bulgaria)  »

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The searches of more original view towards the human being and reality of socialism meet sharp reaction and "The Prosecutor" had not been shown for 20 years. The film was finished in 1968 but had its first night in 1988. See more »

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