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Assassin's Bullet (I) (2012)
"Sofia" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  3 August 2012 (USA)
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Field Agent Robert Diggs walked away from his career in the FBI and accepted the position of Cultural Attaché in Sofia, Bulgaria for one reason: to escape the memories of his wife's death ... See full summary »

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Ambassador Ashdown
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Vicky
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Dr. Kahn
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Abdullah Said
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Zoey
Ivaylo Geraskov ...
Aleks
Marian Valev ...
Spasov
Kiril Efremov ...
Boris
Yordanka Angelova ...
Gypsy Woman
Vassil Mihajlov ...
Host (as Vasil Mihaylov)
David Krumov ...
Pavel
Martin Ghiaurov ...
Muslim Man #2
Filip Avramov ...
Muslim Man #1
Petio Petkov ...
The Turk (as Petyo Petkov)
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Field Agent Robert Diggs walked away from his career in the FBI and accepted the position of Cultural Attaché in Sofia, Bulgaria for one reason: to escape the memories of his wife's death for which he blames himself. However, when an unknown vigilante begins killing high-priority terrorists from America's Most Wanted list, the FBI and CIA request he take on the case, and with the U.S. Ambassador's persuasion, Written by Anonymous

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Dr. Kahn: Robert, celibacy is for monks, my friend. And I'm not convinced it's very good for them either.
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Sorry, this movie is not for you
10 August 2012 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

As a Bulgarian I sometimes watch the horrible Stallone/Lundgren action flicks that get filmed in my country. I first saw the rock-bottom IMDb rating and reviews for this one, and prepared for one more night of cringing self-embarrassment. Boy, was I pleasantly surprised.

Sorry, guys, but no way you will ever get this movie. Hint: check the credits - it was primarily created by Bulgarians and half the time people in it speak in Bulgarian. This movie really was made for a Bulgarian audience and features all sorts of coy little inside jokes in the plot, poking with self-irony at bad American action films and cultural misunderstandings between our two nations. And, it actually paints a decent picture of Bulgaria and Sofia, our refined Oriental folk establishments and fine police force - sadly now we even have terrorists.

I am not saying it is a great film at all. It is at the level of good TV productions in Bulgaria and is actually very enjoyable to a Bulgarian who watches it as precisely that. How and why this was ever marketed to bloodthirsty action flick fans and sold overseas I can't say, but I kind of hope it diverted some cash from the awful Stallone stuff. Yet, you got your fair warning - just don't watch it.


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