The Liberators

2016
  |  Book Tickets: 21/08/2018
Rated TBC by the BBFC
The Liberators Film Poster

Synopsis

Aka Heights One of the most ambitious Bulgarian films in recent years, Victor Bojinov’s ‘Heights/The Liberators’ was a Bulgarian box office success. Two members of a rebel movement are sent on a dangerous mission around enslaved Bulgaria in 1870's. Their leader has an important message to reach a man of high importance in the revolution of the country - Vasil "The Lion" Levski. One of the most ambitious Bulgarian projects in recent years, this is an adaptation of Milen Ruskov’s novel published in 2011. The film explores the Bulgarian realities of the 1870s a few years before the war that would liberate the country from the Ottoman occupation. Directed by Victor Bojinov and adapted by Neli Dimitrova, the story follows Gicho a young man in a revolutionary group led by Dimitar Obshti, a real-life revolutionary fighting against the Turks. After a successful train robbery Obshti entrust Gicho with a special mission: to deliver a letter to Vasil Levski, the country’s most famous freedom fighter, now considered hero and dubbed The Apostle of Freedom. (Subtitles) Bulgaria 2017 Victor Bojinov 148m

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