Lyudmil Kirkov

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Lyudmil Kirkov
Людмил Кирков
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Born (1933-12-14)14 December 1933
Vratsa, Bulgaria
Died 12 December 1995(1995-12-12) (aged 61)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Occupation Film and Theatre Director
Years active 1955–1990

Lyudmil Kirkov (Bulgarian: Людмил Кирков, 14 December 1933 – 12 December 1995) was a Bulgarian film director and actor.

Kirkov was among the prominent Bulgarian film and theatre directors from the last decades of the 20th century. He directed some of the most popular Bulgarian films of that time, most notably The Swedish Kings (1968), The Boy Turns Man (1972), A Peasant on a Bicycle (1974), Matriarchy (1977) and the hit film A Nameless Band (1982). He received the Silver Prize for the film Balance (1983) at the 13th Moscow International Film Festival.[1] In the 1975, Kirkov was nominated for the Golden Prize at the 9th Moscow International Film Festival for the film A Peasant on a Bicycle.[2][3]

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Year Film Genre Notes
English title Bulgarian title Transliteration
1961 The Last Round Последният рунд Posledniyat rund Crime, Drama
1965 The End of the Summer Holidays Краят на една ваканция Krayat na edna vakantsiya Drama
1965 Incident on the Dead-End Street Произшествие на сляпата улица Proizshestvie na slyapata ulitsa Crime TV series
1968 The Swedish Kings Шведските крале Shvedskite krale Comedy
1969 Armando Армандо Armando Drama short
1971 Don't Turn Back Не се обръщай назад Ne se obrashtay nazad War
1972 The Boy Turns Man Момчето си отива Momcheto si otiva Comedy, Drama, Nostalgia
1974 A Peasant on a Bicycle Селянинът с колелото Selyaninat s koleloto Drama, Nostalgia
1976 Don't Go Away Не си отивай! Ne si otivay! Drama The Boy Turns Man' sequel
1977 Matriarchy Матриархат Matriarhat Drama
1979 A Ray of Sunlight Кратко слънце Kratko slantse Drama
1982 A Nameless Band Оркестър без име Orkestar bez ime Comedy, Drama
1983 Balance Равновесие Ravnovesie Drama
1984 I Don't Know, I Didn't Hear, I Didn't See Не знам, не чух, не видях Ne znam, ne chuh, ne vidyah Crime, Drama
1987 Friday Night Петък вечер Petak vecher Drama

References[edit]

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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