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Iztochni piesi (2009)

Through Georgi (a juvenile) and Itso (an adult), we take a quick glance (about one and a half hour quick) at what happens in post cold-war Bulgaria.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christo Christov ...
Itso aka Christo
Ovanes Torosian ...
Georgi
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Isil (as Saadet Isil Aksoy)
Nikolina Iancheva ...
Niki
Ivan Nalbantov ...
Itso and Georgi's Father
Krasimira Demirova ...
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Isil's Mother
Kerem Atabeyoglu ...
Isil's Father
Alexander Radanov ...
Drega (as Alexander 'The Indian' Radanov)
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Angela
Kaloyan Lenkov ...
Bodyguard
Velislav Pavlov ...
Koyno
Ivan Penchev ...
Old Man
Ivan Vitkov ...
Psychotherapist (as Dr. Ivan Vitkov)
Yosif Shamli ...
Mayer
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Storyline

Georgi (Ovanes Torosian) is a typical schoolboy in search of some identity and--being lack of guide, ends up hanging out with the wrong people. Itso (Christo Christov) was a drug addict now undergoing a therapy who finds himself sinking in beers. Through them, we see post cold-war Bulgaria--its freedom, as well as its confusion. Written by bojleng_utomo@yahoo.com

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Trivia

Official submission of Bulgaria for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 83rd Academy Awards in 2011. See more »

Goofs

In the restaurant scene where Itso and his girlfriend order, Itso orders a Swedish beer but we see him drinking Shumensko, which in fact is a Bulgarian beer. See more »

Quotes

Isil: People are sick inside.
Itso: But there is no one to help us.
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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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Inject Me With Love
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The Most Honest BG movie :0)
4 December 2009 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

This is the most honest Bulgarian movie made in the last 20 years. Bravo Itso, Kamen and the rest of the team! It is a movie that resonates on the same wave as the contemporary BG people. It shows the heart...and the really important things in life - hope, love, tolerance, dialogue, the continuity between the generations and freedom

  • the choice to live your life as you want and to be its real master...
Well, it is difficult for me to come up with 10 lines for this movie (as the guidelines indicate) since this is a movie that needs to be seen coz it is a movie to be felt...because it is simple and that's why it is a work of genius!!! It's absolutely worth seeing!


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