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Bulgarian Lovers (2003)
"Los novios búlgaros" (original title)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  30 April 2003 (Spain)
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A straight-laced Spanish man falls in love with a young foreigner.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dritan Biba ...
Kyril
Pepón Nieto ...
Gildo
Roger Pera ...
Lawyer
Anita Sinkovic ...
Kalina
Fernando Albizu ...
Mogambo
Roman Luknár ...
Simeon (as Román Lucknar)
Simón Andreu ...
Padre de Daniel
Julia Martínez ...
Daniel's Mother
Gracia Olayo ...
Rosita
Emma Penella ...
Remedios
Aure Sánchez ...
Bambi
Shai Bercovich ...
Vladimir
Alberto Lozano ...
Taxista
Óscar Iniesta ...
Emil
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A straight-laced Spanish man falls in love with a young foreigner.

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Beware of love in radioactive packages"

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for graphic nudity, strong sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,345 (USA) (30 April 2004)

Gross:

$59,440 (USA) (10 September 2004)
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Daniel: I'd give my life for you.
Kyril: I'd give your life for me too.
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The movie is a pain to watch: BANAL, BIASED, NO STORY, NO MEANING
26 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie is not only terribly boring, but it is a pain to watch: BANAL, BIASED, NO STORY, NO MEANING. It is a good idea for any director to first study the culture and mentality of a country before staining the name of a whole nation. The representation of Bulgaria is simplistic and one-sided. No doubt any Bulgarian would feel deeply offended by such distorted representation of his country. Second, the movie is more than explicit when it comes to male nudity. Nobody would mind to see a couple of passionate love scenes, but it is beyond the call of duty to have Dritan Beba (by the name of Kiril in the movie) walk around naked all or most of the time. Finally, the movie is simply dragging since there is really nothing happening. Even though the actors are believable in their personification of homosexuals, they are simply not convincing when it comes to human emotion. As a whole, the movie is a complete waste. I couldn't finish watching it and I guess nobody in his right mind would unless he's desperate to see gay porn.


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