Detour (1967)

Otklonenie (original title)
M | | Drama | 26 May 1967 (Bulgaria)
This film is among the most significant Bulgarian films of the sixties.


Blaga Dimitrova
5 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »


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Credited cast:
Nevena Kokanova Nevena Kokanova ... Neda
Ivan Andonov ... Boyan
Katya Paskaleva Katya Paskaleva ... Vera
Stefan Ilyev ... Kosta
Dorotea Toncheva Dorotea Toncheva ... Pavlina
Tzvetana Galabova Tzvetana Galabova ... Lili ot muzeya
Lyuben Zhelyazkov Lyuben Zhelyazkov ... Priyatelyat ot kafeneto
Dora Markova Dora Markova ... Selyankata s praskovite
Svetoslav Peev Svetoslav Peev ... Asistentat
Dimitar Lalov Dimitar Lalov ... Zaekvashtiyat
Nikolai Ouzounov Nikolai Ouzounov ... Yacho
Nencho Yovchev Nencho Yovchev ... Varadin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Anichkin Harry Anichkin ... Games master


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26 May 1967 (Bulgaria) See more »

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2.35 : 1
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