Goreshto pladne (1965) AKA Torrid Noon


On a hot summer day three boys are splashing around the river. One of them gets his hand caught in the stone masonry of a railway bridge. Many peasants, the passengers from the train, which stops nearby, and the crews of tanks taking part in a military exercise flock to the scene of accident.

Director: Zako Heskiya (as Zako Heskija). AKA Torrid Noon
Writer: Yordan Radichkov.
Stars: Plamen Nakov, Petar Slabakov, Grigor Vachkov, Rousy Chanev, Gerasim Mladenov, Vladislav Molerov, Kalina Antonova, Ivan Bratanov, Naicho Petrov, Dora Staeva.

1965 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.


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One Comment

  1. Jarvis
    January 23, 2020

    Thank you Jon for this unexpected and surprisingly little known gem! A great addition to the film list!

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