Kalin orelat (1950)

Follows the social, political and class contradictions in Bulgaria after the Liberation from Otoman bondage.


Boris Borozanov




Cast overview, first billed only:
Ivan Dimov Ivan Dimov ... Kalin
Boris Ganchev Boris Ganchev ... Anri dyo Montalamber
Mariya Yasnikova Mariya Yasnikova ... Elizabet
Petrana Lambrinova Petrana Lambrinova ... Edit
Gancho Dimitrov Gancho Dimitrov ... Edmon Baron Tier
Stefan Petrov Stefan Petrov ... Zhan
Konstantin Kisimov Konstantin Kisimov ... Dyado Stoyan
Stefan Savov Stefan Savov ... Chernyo
Vasil Kirkov Vasil Kirkov ... Dimchev
Ivan Kasabov Ivan Kasabov ... Dyado Dimitar
Stefan Velikov Stefan Velikov ... Kapitan Nuri bey
Nikola Popov Nikola Popov ... Okoliyskiyat nachalnik
Georgi Gardev Georgi Gardev ... Mladiyat advokat
Hristo Stareyshenski Hristo Stareyshenski ... Atanas Kovacha
Ivan Kumanov Ivan Kumanov ... Hadzhi Pencho Mihalakev


Constantinople, 1883. Edith, the adopted daughter of the French ambassador, is interested of the past of the butler Jean and writes down the reminiscences of the Paris Commune. During an outing to the Black Island she chances upon the convicts working here. Rocks are blown up and one of the convicts, Kalin the Eagle, saves her from the falling pieces. She learns that he is Bulgarian revolutionary, not yet released although five years have elapsed since the liberation of country from Otoman domination. With her help Kalin the Eagle escapes and returns to Bulgaria.There he finds a new breed of plunderers in power. The veteran revolutionary, a participant in the April Uprising of 1876, is drawn to the socialists - the continuer's of his ideas. Edith finds out that the escaped convict is in fact her father, and sets out in search of him. Kalin, who is a danger to Bulgaria'new rulers, is murdered by a hired assassin. Edith arrives oh the day of his funeral which grows into demonstration. Written by Georgi Djulgerov <georgidjul1943@gmail.com>

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Release Date:

20 March 1950 (Bulgaria) See more »

Also Known As:

Kalin the Eagle See more »

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Boyana Film See more »
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1.37 : 1
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First Bulgarian post-WW2 movie. See more »

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