The action takes place during the Ottoman rule over Bulgaria. The ferocious outlaw Shibil rules over the whole mountain. Everyone is afraid of him and no one ventures to trespass on his ...
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The tranquility in a Bulgarian village under the Ottoman yoke is ostensible. In fact, the people prepare themselves strenuously for an uprising. The educated part of the population ... See full summary »
The TV series are based on Zahari Stoyanov's "Notes On Bulgarian Uprisings", a classic late-19th-century memoir. The narrative revolves round the preparation, the ups and downs, and the ... See full summary »
Bay Ganyo is the national anti-hero. He personifies arrogance, insolence, greediness, and the absolute incapability to adopt any civilization principles of relationships. This protagonist ... See full summary »
The action takes place during the Ottoman rule over Bulgaria. The ferocious outlaw Shibil rules over the whole mountain. Everyone is afraid of him and no one ventures to trespass on his territory. A big prize has been promised for his head. One day a group of women passes through the gorge. For the first time Shibil does not take their gold-coin necklaces. He falls in love at first sight with Rada, the pretty daughter of the wealthy farmer Veliko. Shibil gets transformed by love. He no longer thinks of robberies, and his fellow brigands desert him. Shibil is ready to come down into the village alone and ask Rada's father for her hand, though he knows that it will mean entering a trap. The village is under the surveillance of a large number of Turkish police. Rada goes out to meet her beloved without suspecting that her father has turned him in. Everybody, including the cruel Turkish commander, admire the courage and the looks of Shibil, but Veliko does not want his daughter to get ...Written by
Georgi Djulgerov <email@example.com>