Svetat e golyam i spasenie debne otvsyakade (The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner)
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Svetat e golyam i spasenie debne otvsyakade (The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner)
A search for both family and cultural identity takes place on a tandem bicycle in this emotional drama from Bulgarian filmmaker Stefan Komandarev. Alexander was born in 1975, when Bulgaria was being ruled by an oppressive political regime that encouraged distrust among its people. Alexander (Carlo Ljubek) was raised in an extended family, with his parents Vasko (Hristo Mutafchiev) and Yana (Ana Papadopulu) sharing their home with Yana's folks Bai Dan (Miki Manojlovic) and Sladka (Lyudmila Cheshmedzhieva). Free-spirited Bai Dan shows little respect for Bulgaria's leadership, and Vasko… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Neither the sweeping European vistas nor the masterful Serbian actor Miki Manojlovic can save this Bulgarian road movie from its treacly sentimentality."
‑ Andrea Gronvall, Chicago Reader
"It's lovable in a way that's sometimes goofy, sometimes sad, always optimistic."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"full review at Movies for the Masses"
‑ Joseph Proimakis, Movies for the Masses