2021, Bulgaria, documentary, 60 min, black and white, DCP

Short Synopsis
The Soviet occupation of Bulgaria from the autumn of 1944 to
the winter of 1947 caused the greatest political, financial
and moral catastrophe in the new Bulgarian history. The film
is made entirely of chronicles and documents, many of which
are shown for the first time.


Director: Svetoslav Ovcharov
Script: Evelina Kelbecheva, Svetoslav Ovcharov
Camera: Svetla Tsotsorkova
Sounddesign: Valeria Popova
Producer’s: Svetoslav Ovcharov, Svetla Tsotsorkova, Evelina Kelbecheva
Production companies: Omega films, Archives State Agency,
with the support of Ministry of Education and Science, SWU “Neofit Rilski

World sales

Omega films
Festivals & Awards
“Golden Rython” festival – Sofia 2022 – Bulgarian Filmmakers Union Award, Bulgarian National Film Archive Award; Sofia Film Fest on the Coats 2022 – Special Jury Prize; Official selection – Golden Linden IFF 2022; Kinomagia IFF 2022
* Sold to Bulgarian National TV