Margarit i Margarita

Date: 
March 3, 2010 - 19:30 - 21:00
Building: 
Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
Room: 
Auditorium
Event type: 
Event audience: 
CEU host unit(s): 
Center for Arts and Culture (CAC)
Margarit i Margarita

Margarit i Margarita

Directed by Nikolai Volev; 1990, 90 min.
(In Bulgarian with English subtitles)

In this teen melodrama, Margarit and Margarita (Hristo Shopov and Irini Zhambona) are in love; consequently, Margarit cannot prevent himself from rising to Margarita's defense at school when another boy plays a joke on her. Margarit is thrown out of school, and Margarita joins him. At first things are looking up for the new couple, because Margarita has an opportunity to study folk dance with Julian, an ostensibly gay dance instructor and may perhaps be able to join his company. Not only is Margarit jealous, but Julian (Rashko Mladenov) is too, though of whom it is not entirely clear. Whatever his motives, Julian frames Margarita, and she persuades Margarit to take the rap for her, which he does. Then the lovely girl attracts the attentions of yet another shady character, the lustful and bisexual party boss Nerizanov (Vassil Mihailov). Things go downhill from there.

The film screening is part of the "APPROACHES TO COUNTER-CULTURAL MOVEMENTS IN EAST-CENTRAL EUROPE" lecture series.