Privarzaniyat balon (1967) AKA The Tied Up Balloon

4.8
(16)

——UPGRADED——

The Tied up Balloon was one of the most innovative and challenging works by Bulgaria’s pioneering female director, Binka Zhelyazkova. Set during WWII, a barrage balloon inexplicably appears in the sky above a remote peasant village creating an atmosphere of alarm, speculation and debate.

Almost immediately after the premiere, the film was stopped by the communist authority because of the direct display of the actual reality in the Bulgarian villages as well as for the hints about the origin of many of the communist leaders. After the restoration of the democracy in 1990, the movie came into a broad view and was recognized as one of the masterpieces of the Bulgarian cinematography from that time.

Director: Binka Zhelyazkova. AKA The Tied Up Balloon / Привързаният балон.
Writers: Yordan Radichkov (screenplay), Yordan Radichkov (story).
Stars: Georgi Kaloyanchev, Grigor Vachkov, Ivan Bratanov, Georgi Georgiev-Getz, Konstantin Kisimov, Georgi Partsalev, Konstantin Kotsev, Lyubomir Dimitrov, Janet Miteva.

 DOWNLOAD THIS FILM

Note: HD copy with proper AR added on December 27, 2021.

How would you rate this movie?

Click on a star to rate it!

4 Comments

  1. Michael
    December 24, 2020
    Reply

    recommended to all lovers of films

  2. GREGORY
    December 28, 2021
    Reply

    I’m glad I took Michael’s recommendation here. A rare film indeed: beautifully executed and populated and poetically made. Holiday time well spent!

  3. Mac
    December 30, 2021
    Reply

    Bullet melting?

    • Jon W.
      January 1, 2022
      Reply

      On the previous version I posted on Nov 2020 it was translated as “he needs witchcraft” so it must be something like that.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *