Love Is Folly
Love Is Folly

Love Is Folly

Director Vassil Gendov

Production year 1917

Length 10min.

Country Bulgaria

SYNOPSIS

The film conflict is centered on vicissitudes in which two young people are overwhelmed with their desire and love, despite the interventions of the rich aunt who has an intention to marry his niece to a "decent" candidate.

CAST & CREW

Vassil Gendov
Vassil Gendov

Director

Producer

Vasil Gendov

Script

Vasil Gendov

Director of Photography

Yosif Reifler

Cast

Vasil Gendov, Zhana Gendova, Mariya Toromanova-Hmelik, Manol Kirov

Vassil Gendov

Director, actor and playwright, author of the first Bulgarian film Bulgaria is Gallant and the first Bulgarian-speaking musical film The Slaves' Revolt. In 1905-07 he was a student trainee in “Tears and Laughter” Theatre and the National Theatre. Graduated from the Theater School "Otto" in Vienna. In 1921, together with his wife Zhana Gendova he created the Sofia Traveling Theatre. Creator of the first Bulgarian film production company Yantra Film. Gendov initiated the establishment of the first Union of Actors in Bulgaria (1919-1920), Union of filmmakers in Bulgaria (1931) and the Museum of Bulgarian Cinematography (1948).


Filmography

The Bulgarian Is Gallant (1915), Love Is Folly (1917, short), Dyavolat v Sofia (1921), Voenni deystviya v mirno vreme (1922), Bay Ganyo (1922, short), Chovekat, koyto zabravi boga (1927), Patyat na bezpatnite (1928), Ulichni bozhestva (1929), Burya na mladostta (1930), The Slaves' Revolt (1933), Zemyata gori (1937).

FILMS 2015