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Apostolite (1976)

The film is 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 crushing ... See full summary »

Director:

Borislav Sharaliev
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Cast overview:
Radko Dishliev Radko Dishliev ... Benkovski
Antony Genov Antony Genov ... Volov
Stoyan Stoev Stoyan Stoev ... Zahari Stoyanov
Vasil Mirchovski Vasil Mirchovski ... Pop Gruyu
Ilia Dobrev Ilia Dobrev ... Bobekov
Ilia Karaivanov Ilia Karaivanov ... Ikonomov
Nikola Dadov Nikola Dadov ... Dyado Rayno
Yordan Spirov Yordan Spirov ... Otetz Kiril
Nikolay Iwanow Nikolay Iwanow ... Karadzhov
Iliya Georgiev Iliya Georgiev ... Kraycho
Grozdan Gertzov Grozdan Gertzov ... Manyo
Stefan Stefanov Stefan Stefanov ... Kableshkov
Veljo Goranov Veljo Goranov ... Sokolov
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The film is 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 crushing of Bulgarian uprising against the Ottoman domination, which broke in April 1876. An event of great significance for the awakening of the national consciousness of the Bulgarian people, it attracted and held the attention of the European public. People across the continent were shocked by the bloody outrages of the oppressors. The film manages to present a sweeping picture of the complex and contradictory nature of the events it deals with. Revolutionary fervor, self-sacrifice and breath-taking heroism had to fight against crushing odds: the immense numerical superiority of the enemy, as well as certain instance of cowardice, dastardliness and even infamous treason. The film examines the personal experience of the leaders of the uprising, its heroes and martyrs (very successfully impersonated by a ... Written by Georgi Djulgerov <georgidjul1943@gmail.com>

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Country:

Bulgaria

Language:

Bulgarian

Release Date:

19 April 1976 (Bulgaria) See more »

Also Known As:

The Apostles See more »

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BNT See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Version of Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya (1976) See more »

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