Bulgarian Lovers
Bulgarian Lovers (2003)

A well-to-do Spanish attorney finds himself in hot water after falling for a shady Bulgarian man in the 2002 comedy-drama, Los novios bulgaros (Bulgarian Lovers). Middle-aged Madrid native Daniel (Fernando Guillen Cuervo, who also helped… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: October 19, 2004
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Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Brown
San Francisco Chronicle

Well acted, and its Faustian dynamic of mutual exploitation would be absorbing enough, but as Kyril draws Daniel into ever shadier situations, the film loses its tone and devolves into absurd political farce.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

The screenplay contains enough witty elements to lift it above the average sex farce.

David Noh
Film Journal International

Has a verbal wit and tang to it, which set it quite above most gay film fare in literary terms.

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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

Slightly better than some recent skin-deep gay- and lesbian-themed movies.

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Sly, swift, succinct -- and very sexy.

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Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

cold and calculating, but it's a life

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Charles Ealy
Dallas Morning News

Shows that Mr. De la Iglesia's long absence hasn't dulled his sense of stylish, cinematic storytelling.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

A witty, unsentimental class comedy.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...hackneyed and dull...

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