Black Seed (film)

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Black Seed
Црно семе (сцена).jpg
Scene from the film
Directed by Kiril Cenevski
Written by Tasko Georgievski
Kiril Cenevski
Starring Darko Damevski
Cinematography Ljube Petkovski
Release date
  • 1971 (1971)
Running time
82 minutes
Country Macedonia
Language Macedonian

Black Seed (Macedonian: Црно семе translit. Crno seme) is a 1971 Macedonian drama film directed Kiril Cenevski.[1] The film was selected as the Yugoslav entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 44th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2] It was also entered into the 7th Moscow International Film Festival.[3]

The film recounts the story of Macedonian soldiers in the Greek army being transported to prison camps on Greek islands. Suspected of being communists, they are maltreated by the Greek officers running the camp.


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  1. ^ "Macedonian Cinema Information Center". maccinema. Archived from the original on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  3. ^ "7th Moscow International Film Festival (1971)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 3 April 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 

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