Heroes of Shipka

Geroite na Shipka (Bulgarian: Героите на Шипка; Russian: Герои Шипки, Geroi Shipki; in English: Shipka heroes; US title: Heroes of Shipka) is a 1955 Soviet Union/Bulgarian co-production drama film. It tells the story of the famous Battle of Shipka Pass during the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78. The production companies behind the film are Boyana Film, Bulgar Film and Lenfilm.

Geroi Shipki
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Geroite na Shipka – Original Bulgarian poster
Directed bySergei Vasilyev
Written byArkadi Perventsev
StarringIvan Pereverzev
Apostol Karamitev
Viktor Avdyushko
Georgi Yumatov
CinematographyMihail Kirilov
Edited byYelena Bazhenova
Music byPetar Stupel, Nikolay Kryukov
Distributed byLenfilm
Release date
25 February 1955 (USSR)
Running time
137 minutes
CountriesSoviet Union
Bulgaria
LanguagesRussian
Bulgarian

The film won the Best Director Award at the 1955 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

CastEdit

CrewEdit

  • Original Music:
Nikolai Kryukov
Filip Kutev
  • Cinematography:
Mikhail Kirillov
  • Film Editing
Yelena Bazhenova
  • Production Design
Mikhail Bogdanov
Gennady Myasnikov
Georgi-Dzhon Popov
  • Costume Design
Nevena Baltova
Pepa Misirkova
Yevgenia Slovtsova
  • Makeup
Vasili Goryunov
  • Sound Department
Boris Antonov
Aleksandr Babij
Kuzman Shopov

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Heroes of Shipka". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 2011-08-22. Retrieved 2009-02-01.

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