2000s Bulgarian-language Movies

Public list by WPS with 12 movies or TV shows/series

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The Terminal(2004)

| 2h 8min | Comedy, Drama
3.7/5 (with 3,472 votes)

Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. While quarantined in the transit lounge until authorities can figure out what to do with him, Viktor simply goes on living – and courts romance with a beautiful flight attendant.

The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner(2008)

1h 45min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 18 votes)

The story of Alex, who, with the help of his charismatic grandfather, embarks on a journey in search of his real self.


1h 32min | Thriller, Crime, Drama
3.0/5 (with 17 votes)

Moth is freed on parole after spending time in prison on wrongful conviction of murder. Jailed shortly before the Bulgarian communist coup of 1944, he now finds himself in a new and alien world - the totalitarian Sofia of the 60s. His first night of freedom draws the map of a diabolical city full of decaying neighborhoods, gloomy streets and a bizarre parade of characters.

Eastern Plays(2009)

1h 23min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 15 votes)

Two estranged brothers are brought together when they have opposite roles in a racist beating: while Georgi who's recently joined a neo-nazi group participates in the violence, Hristo witnesses and rescues a Turkish family. Only by reuniting will the two brothers be able to assess what they really want from life.

Warden of the Dead(2007)

1h 45min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 3 votes)

A thirteen year old kid, "the boy", lives and works in a cemetery. The cemetery is his whole life, and growing up with the dead instills in him an obsession and respect for death. His friends depend on him: An unhappy old man, a former political prisoner yearning for death, and makeup artist for deceased, a former artist who dreams of painting a masterpiece. The boy does what he can to help them. The old man attempts suicide, but upon learning the date of his death and seeing his beautiful plot chosen for him by the boy, he is able to bear his life. Upon meeting the beautiful Maria, "the boy" gives the former artist a surprise date with her. But when Maria and the artist become closer, the boy realizes that she is the daughter of the old man. The kid thinks the old man would die unhappy if he knew of her existence and so decides to hide the truth.

Warming Up Yesterday's Lunch(2002)

1h 38min | Drama
2.9/5 (with 2 votes)

High in the mountains of Macedonia a team of young film makers are making a documentary about Katerina Vandeva - a descendant of an ancient and very famous family. Several former state and party functionaries interfere in the filmmaking in the hopes of manipulating Katerina's confessions for their own purposes. Nikola, the director, and his friends have to make the choice - whether to compromise with their consciences and their art, (as normally happens here in the Balkans), or whether to preserve Katerina's message.

Directed by Kostadin Bonev - With Svetla Yancheva, Bilyana Kazakova, Snezhina Petrova, Rousy Chanev, Atanas Atanasov, Galin Stoev, ...

Binka: To Tell a Story About Silence(2007)

48min | Documentary
4.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A film pioneer, Binka Zhelyazkova was at the forefront of political cinema under Bulgaria's Communist dictatorship. Though she remained faithful to the communist ideals she became an avid critic of the regime and brought upon herself the wrath of its censorship. As a result four of her nine films were shelved and released to the public only after the fall of the regime in 1989, and Binka Zhelyazkova became known as the bad girl of Bulgarian cinema. A provocative portrait that reveals the pressures and complexities that arise when art is made under totalitarianism.

Directed by Elka Nikolova

Letter to America(2001)

1h 30min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 2 votes)

Ivan's best friend, Kamen, is dying in an American hospital. Since he's denied a visa to the USA and can't stay by his side in his last moments, he decides to set off for Bulgaria countryside, taking the camera Kamen has given him. After some time, he writes her a very special letter, telling all about the places and characters he meets on his way, witnesses to a time which is bound to be forgotten.

Directed by Iglika Trifonova - With Ana Papadopulu, Zhoreta Nikolova, Krasimir Dokov, Maya Novoselska, Iordan Bikov, Svetla Yancheva, ...

Fate as a Rat(2001)

1h 15min | Crime, Comedy

It is a story about a group of friends who live in a small seaport town. Their lifestyle is rigorous, their joys are simple and their sex life is raw. Their concepts of man's dignity, friendship and duty are wrong and primitive. The film helps us to understand and forgive them.

Stolen Eyes(2005)

1h 50min | History, Drama
3.0/5 (with 2 votes)

This is a story of strange, impossible, inexplicable love between a Muslim Turk woman and a non-Muslim Bulgarian man. Ivan (the Bulgarian) is a pure and romantic young fellow, who gets caught up in the so-called "regeneration process" (when ethnic Turks' names were forcibly changed to Bulgarian ones). He is responsible for the official seals, which is required to issue the new identity documents after the forced name changes. The schoolteacher Ayten tries to steal the seals, thinking that this way she can slow down the ethnic genocide. Their unexpected and unusual meeting brings these two characters together and makes them fell close, forcing Ivan to take a fateful decision -he must either "rename" Ayten, or face the consequences if he does not.


1h 35min | Drama, Thriller, Crime
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

An investigator tries to solve a murder, her constant interviews with the main suspect cause the investigation to take many twists and turns as what is said is not always what is meant.

Journey to Jerusalem(2003)

1h 52min | Drama, War

Two German-Jewish children flee Nazi Germany in the early 1940s and try to escape to Palestine via Bulgaria. When their uncle dies during the journey, they are taken in by a troupe of travelling performers.

Directed by Ivan Nitchev
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