THE BOY WHO WAS A KING

By Andrey PAOUNOV

AGITPROP - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2011


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Sofia IFF 2011
    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • BULGARIA, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • BULGARIAN, ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Andrey PAOUNOV
    • Producer(s)
    • Martichka BOZHILOVA (AGITPROP ), Thomas KUFUS (zero one film )
    • Synopsis
    • The story of one of the most fascinating monarch figures in contemporary history. Simeon II of Bulgaria, cousin to the House of Windsor and a descendant of William the Conqueror. From his adventurous life as an exiled boy king who became a symbol of hope for a small European country, to his glorious return as Prime Minister of Bulgaria after half a century of Communist dictatorship. His love–hate relationship with people from his “Kingdom” in a film about hope, faith, myths, reality, history, social anthropology and the long journey of democracy back home in Eastern Europe.
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