A towering figure of Greek mythology, the half-human, half-god strong man Hercules has always been something of a schlock icon where movies are concerned.
Milko Lazarov makes a painstakingly arty, emotionally wan debut with this story of a Greek man buying a newborn in Bulgaria.
RealD will extend its footprint in Eastern Europe with an exclusive deal to provide its 3D technology to Bulgaria's largest exhib, Kino Arena.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
There are no tax incentives in Bulgaria, but this year's $8 million or public funding includes $6.5 million earmarked for production subsidies with about $1.3 million tagged for supporting minority…
Bulgarian co-productions with Israel will get a boost later this month when the two countries sign an intergovernmental treaty supporting joint movie projects.
Budget-concious filmmakers find value despite funding drama.
Berlin-based Eastern European Acquisition Pool has inked an exclusive distribution deal with Bulgaria's top-ranking theatrical distrib and leading exhib Alexandra Group Holding.
A Bulgarian court Wednesday acquitted a defendant in the country's first case involving alleged piracy of compact discs, in which Bulgaria ranks second only to China.