Eduard Zahariev

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Eduard Zahariev
Eduard Zahariev.jpg
Eduard Zahariev in 1980.
Born (1938-07-01)1 July 1938
Moscow, Russia
Died 26 June 1996(1996-06-26) (aged 57)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Occupation Film director
Screenwriter
Years active 1962 - 1996

Eduard Zahariev (Bulgarian: Едуард Захариев; 1 July 1938 – 26 June 1996) was a Bulgarian film director and screenwriter.

Being among the prominent Bulgarian film directors from the last decades of the 20th century, Zahariev directed 15 films between 1962 and 1996, most notably The Hare Census (1973), Villa Zone (1975), Manly Times (1977), Almost a Love Story (1980), Elegy (1982) and My Darling, My Darling (1986) which was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

His movie Villa Zone (1975) won a Special Prize of the Jury at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival[2] and the film Belated Full Moon (1996) was nominated for Crystal Globe award at the same festival.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Year Film Genre Notes
English title Bulgarian title Transliteration
1962 Rails in the Sky Релси в небето Relsi v nebeto documentary short
1965 A Jump Скок Skok documentary
1965 Salt Сол Sol documentary short
stopped by the communist censorship
1967 If a Train Is Not Coming Ако не иде влак Ako ne ide vlak Drama short
1968 The Sky Over the Veleka Небето на Велека Nebeto na Veleka Drama
1970 BDZh БДЖ BDZh documentary
1972 Steel Стомана Stomana documentary
1973 The Hare Census Преброяване на дивите зайци Prebroyavane na Divite Zaytsi Satire
1975 Villa Zone Вилна зона Wilna Zona Comedy-Drama Won Special Prize of the Jury at the Karlovy Vary Film Fest
1977 Manly Times Мъжки времена Mazhki vremena Drama
1980 Almost a Love Story Почти любовна история Pochti lyubovna istoriya Drama
1982 Elegy Елегия Elegia Drama
1986 My Darling, My Darling Скъпа моя, скъпи мой Skapa moya, skapi moy Drama, Family Nominated for Golden Bear at the Berlinale[1]
1991 Protected Zone Резерват Reservat Drama
1996 Belated Full Moon Закъсняло пълнолуние Zakasnyalo palnolunie Drama Nominated for Crystal Globe at the Karlovy Vary Film Fest

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Berlinale: 1986 Programme". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2011-01-17. 
  2. ^ a b Eduard Zahariev imdb awards

Sources[edit]

  • Gencheva, Galina (2008). Bulgarian Feature Films encyclopedia. Sofia: Publishing house "Dr Ivan Bogorov". ISBN 978-954-316-069-3. 
  • Kovachev, Pencho (2008). 50 Golden Bulgarian Films. Sofia: Publishing house "Zahariy Stoyanov". ISBN 978-954-09-0281-4. 

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