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Geratzite (1958)

Gaffer Yordan the Gerak is a wealthy farmer with a large family. The Geraks live in harmony as long as his wife is alive. After her death, disagreement and strife erupt among them. Two of ... See full summary »

Director:

Anton Marinovich

Writers:

Elin Pelin (novel), Hristo Santov

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Cast overview:
Georgi Stamatov Georgi Stamatov ... Yordan Geraka
Ivan Dimov Ivan Dimov ... Margalaka
Maria Shopova Maria Shopova ... Baba Marga
Stefan Pejchev ... Bozhan
Ivan Tonev Ivan Tonev ... Petar
Gancho Ganchev Gancho Ganchev ... Pavel (as G. Ganchev)
Angelina Sarova Angelina Sarova ... Elka
Kunka Baeva Kunka Baeva ... Bozhanitza
Vyara Kovacheva Vyara Kovacheva ... Petrovitza
Tzvetolyub Rakovski Tzvetolyub Rakovski ... Zaharincho
Ivan Bratanov Ivan Bratanov ... Ilo
Stefan Petrov Stefan Petrov ... Kmetat
Nikola Dadov Nikola Dadov ... Nako
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Gaffer Yordan the Gerak is a wealthy farmer with a large family. The Geraks live in harmony as long as his wife is alive. After her death, disagreement and strife erupt among them. Two of the sons, Bozhan and Peter, demand the partition of their father's real estate. The third son, Pavel, who is doing his military service in the town, has become estranged from the land and from his family. When Pavel returns home only to ask money from his father, Gaffer Yordan discovers that he has been robbed. His sons trade accusations and come to blows. Pavel goes back to his mistress in the city. Elka, Pavel's wife, falls ill with a venereal disease she has contracted from his husband. On a dark and stormy night Elka is about to drown herself in the river when the Gerak's old farmhand takes her back home. Before long, Elka dies, as does Gaffer Yordan. The son of Elka and Pavel goes to the city to take up a job. Bozhan fells the centenarian pine tree in the yard of the family home, which ... Written by Georgi Djulgerov <georgidjul1943@gmail.com>

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Country:

Bulgaria

Language:

Bulgarian

Release Date:

10 February 1958 (Bulgaria) See more »

Also Known As:

The Gerak Family See more »

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Production Co:

Boyana Film See more »
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Mono
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