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Spasenieto (1984)

The screenplay is based on real events, which took place in the town of Ohrid towards the end of the Second World War. A retreating German military unit has brought along a group of 25 ... See full summary »

Director:

Borislav Punchev

Writers:

Petar Peychev, Serafim Severnyak (novel)
3 wins. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kosta Tsonev ... Nikola Bakardzhiev
Nevena Kokanova Nevena Kokanova ... Zhenata na Bakardzhiev
Jan Nowicki ... Komendantat na grada Baumgartner
Michal Bajor ... Fogel
Alicja Jachiewicz ... Prevodachkata
Stoycho Mazgalov ... Pomoshtnik-kmetat
Lyubomir Kanev Lyubomir Kanev ... Ochilatiyat
Bogomil Simeonov Bogomil Simeonov ... Targovetzat
Sotir Maynolovski Sotir Maynolovski ... Bay Dimitar
Emil Markov Emil Markov ... Shahana
Lyubomir Bachvarov Lyubomir Bachvarov ... Otetz Lyuben
Anton Radichev Anton Radichev ... Kovchezhnikat
Yordan Spirov Yordan Spirov
Boryana Puncheva Boryana Puncheva
Kiril Yanev Kiril Yanev
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The screenplay is based on real events, which took place in the town of Ohrid towards the end of the Second World War. A retreating German military unit has brought along a group of 25 Bulgarian prisoners of war. With the assistance of the local people the Bulgarians manage to escape and hide in the older quarter of Varosha. The searching yields no result because it is impossible to distinguish the prisoners, who have been given civilian clothes from the citizen of the town. The German commandment of Ohrid holds a group of prominent local citizens as hostages and delivers an ultimatum: return the prisoners by sunset or Varosha will be razed the ground. In the tense hours that follow the people of Ohrid are faced with a dreadful dilemma: they can save the town by committing an ignominious betrayal or preserve their honor and sacrifice their homes. Then a new ultimatum is issued: the require 10 kg gold as a ransom. The citizens must part with their last pieces of jeweler and precious ... Written by Georgi Djulgerov <georgidjul1943@gmail.com>

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Country:

Bulgaria

Language:

Bulgarian

Release Date:

17 November 1984 (Bulgaria) See more »

Also Known As:

Ratunek dla miasta See more »

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Production Co:

Boyana Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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