Heroes of Shipka

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Geroi Shipki
Geroite na Shipka.jpg
Geroite na Shipka – Original Bulgarian poster
Directed by Sergei Vasilyev
Written by Arkadi Perventsev
Starring Ivan Pereverzev
Apostol Karamitev
Viktor Avdyushko
Georgi Yumatov
Music by Petar Stupel, Nikolay Kryukov
Cinematography Mihail Kirilov
Edited by Yelena Bazhenova
Distributed by Lenfilm
Release date
25 February 1955 (USSR)
Running time
137 minutes
Country Soviet Union
Bulgaria
Language Russian
Bulgarian

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.

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

Cast[edit]

Crew[edit]

  • 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

References[edit]

  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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