Pesen za choveka (1954)

Scenes from the life and revolutionary activity of poet Nikola Vaptzarov are shown against the background of political life in Bulgaria on the eve of World War II.


Borislav Sharaliev


Hristo Ganev
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dinko Dinev Dinko Dinev ... Nikola Vaptzarov
Apostol Karamitev ... Budinov
Ivan Bratanov Ivan Bratanov ... Strandzhata
Stefan Karalambov Stefan Karalambov ... Starika
Nikolina Lekova Nikolina Lekova ... Boyka
Ivan Tonev Ivan Tonev ... Vlado (as I. Tonev)
Maria Georgieva Maria Georgieva ... Sashka
Lyubcho Kirilov Lyubcho Kirilov ... Mile
Dossio Dossev Dossio Dossev ... Pavel
Leo Conforti Leo Conforti ... Trapkov
Stefan Velikov Stefan Velikov ... Georgiev
Assen Milanov Assen Milanov ... Lozanov
Georgi Sarafov Georgi Sarafov ... Korabnikat
Tzeno Kandov Tzeno Kandov ... Nachalnikat na morskoto uchilishte
Kiril Petrov Kiril Petrov ... Filov


At the Varna Naval College Vaptzarov recites his first poem before his friends. They are unanimous: Vaptzarov will become a great poet like Botev. All the cadets are agitated about the Reishstag Fire trial in Leipzig where Georgi Dimitrov has been unjustly accused. Vaptzarov starts work as a stoker in the village. He is dismissed because of his revolutionary ideas. In 1939, in Sofia, where he has moved with his family, he wins the Writrer's Union competition with his poem Romance. He turns down an offer of work as a sub editor for the government newspaper Zarya. Tragedy strikes the family: his only son dies. Vaptzarov is interned. His collection of poems Motor Songs is secretly distributed. Bulgaria enters the war. The poet is member of underground group. He organizes the sending of partisan up into the mountain but is arrested for his activities and sentenced to death. Written by Georgi Djulgerov <georgidjul1943@gmail.com>

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11 January 1954 (Bulgaria) See more »

Also Known As:

Dal az emberröl See more »

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Boyana Film See more »
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