Director Eduard Zahariev
Writer Georgi Mishev
|Release date 1975|
Genres Comedy, Drama, Comedy-drama
Cast Katya Paskaleva (Stefka), Itzhak Finzi (Yonko), Naum Shopov (badzhanakat Mincho Minchev), Stefka Berova (Mihajlova), Yevstati Stratev (zadochnikut), Valcho Kamarashev (bratovched)
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Villa Zone (Bulgarian: Вилна зона / Vilna zona) is a Bulgarian comedy-drama film released in 1975, directed by Eduard Zahariev, starring Itzhak Fintzi, Katya Paskaleva, Naum Shopov, Anton Karastoyanov, Evstati Stratev, Valcho Kamarashev and Georgi Rusev.
The movie presents the popular tradition in Bulgaria, during the last decades of the 20th century, of organizing a feast in honor of just graduated at the school boys who have to join the army as recruits. In this particular case, the event is taking place in one of the so-called villa zones which are located around the towns. A sunny autumn day is gradually covered by the conflicts between generations, between neighbors and between different social statuses.
The film won a Special Prize of the Jury at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Villa Zone is one of the hits of the Bulgarian cinematography from those years.
ReferencesVilla Zone Wikipedia
Villa Zone IMDb Villa Zone themoviedb.org