Eastern Plays


Through Georgi (a juvenile) and Itso (an adult), we take a quick glance (about one and a half hour quick) at what happens in post cold-war Bulgaria.

  • International title: Eastern Plays
  • Original title: Източни пиеси
  • Director: Kamen Kalev
  • Year: 2009
  • Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
  • Dialogues: Bulgarian, Turkish, English
  • Genre: Drama
  • Length: 83 min
  • Cast: Christo Christov, Ovanes Torosian, Saadet Aksoy, Nikolina Iancheva

Selective list of festivals and awards: Cannes Film Festival 2009

Director biography: Kamen Kalev was born on June 8, 1975 in Burgas, Bulgaria. He is a director and writer, known for Eastern Plays (2009), February (2020) and Face Down (2015).