Heroes of Shipka

TitleHeroes of Shipka
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1956
AuthorsVasilyev, Sergey
Running Time90 minutes
Date Released1956
DistributorLenfilm
CountrySoviet Union, Bulgaria
Publication Languagerussian, bulgarian
Abstract

Produced during the Cold War, this film celebrates the Soviet-Bulgarian relationship through its portrayal of the Battle of Shipka during the Russo-Turkish War. In 1878, Bulgarian volunteers provide critical support to the Russians as they battle the Turks for control of the crucial pass in the Balkan Mountains.

Cast

Ivan Pereverzev

Apostol Karamitev

Viktor Avdyushko

Georgi Yumatov

Credits

Directed by Sergei Vasilyev

Written by Arkadi Perventsev

Cinematography by Mihail Kirilov

Edited by Yelena Bazhenova

Music by Petar Stupel and Nikolay Kryukov

Genre

Drama, War

Alternate TitleShipka Heroes
Original PublicationГероите на Шипка (Bulgarian); Герои Шипки (Russian)
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