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Nikolaj Volev

Margarit i Margarita

Edition 1990
92' - 1989 - Drama - Dialogue: Bulgarian
Director: Nikolaj Volev With: Irini Jambonas, Hristo Shopov, Rashko Mladenov
This film was made just over a year before the fall of the totalitarian regime in Bulgaria on November 10, 1989. I had to make it simply because I could not carry on living and working under the pressures of both external political censorship and the fear of repression, which in turn created the even more depressing auto censorship. I wanted to express freely my thoughts, ideas and feelings about a conflict between love and oppression in present day Bulgaria with the hope that this would be understood and felt by an international audience. In short, I tried to do my best not to make a boring and unemotional film. (N.Volev)

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Credits

Director

Nikolaj Volev

With

Irini Jambonas, Hristo Shopov, Rashko Mladenov

Scenario

Nikolaj Volev, Marin Damyanov, Alexander Tomov

Director of Photography

Krassimir Kostov

Editor

Polia Sharalieva

Producer

Vladimir Bobchev, Ivan Petkov

More information

Dialogue

Bulgarian

Countries of production

Bulgaria

Year

1989

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