Levski

While in Europe free personality triumphs, an empire in the East is in agony. When slaves do not realise that they are enslaved… One is chosen to bear the cross of his enslaved people - Levski.

  • Maxim Genchev
    Director
    “Runaway Smartphone” (2018, feature), “Inches from the Ground” (2017, feature), “Geratzite” (2008, feature)
  • Maxim Genchev
    Writer
    “Runaway Smartphone” (2018, feature), “Inches from the Ground” (2017, feature), “Geratzite” (2008, feature)
  • Zlatina Filipova
    Producer
    “Runaway Smartphone” (2018, feature), “Inches from the Ground” (2017, feature)
  • Veselin Plachkov
    Key Cast
  • Simeon Filipov
    Key Cast
  • Maxim Genchev
    Key Cast
  • Niki Sotirov
    Key Cast
  • Ivaylo Asparuhov
    Key Cast
  • Stoyan Tzvetkov
    Key Cast
  • Goran Gunchev
    Key Cast
  • Hristo Genkov
    Director of Photography
  • Isihia
    Music score
  • Nikolay Ninov
    Production Designer
  • Dimitar Rusev, Petar Kralev
    Sound
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Левски
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Runtime:
    2 hours 10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 16, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    Bulgaria
  • Country of Filming:
    Bulgaria
  • Language:
    Bulgarian, English, Modern Greek (1453-), Serbian, Turkish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital Cinema
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39 Scope
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Artisan Festival International Cannes World Cinema Initiative
    Cannes
    France
    International Premiere
    BEST HISTORICAL DRAMA
  • Waterloo International Historic Film Festival
    Waterloo
    Belgium
    October 17, 2015
  • Golden Rose Bulgarian Feature Film Festival
    Varna
    Bulgaria
    October 7, 2015
  • Bulgarian Film Academy Competition 2016

    Bulgaria
Director Biography - Maxim Genchev

Maxim Genchev is a Bulgarian film director, writer and actor. He is born on the 28th of September 1954 in Bulgaria. Maxim graduated in the Bulgarian National Film and Theatre Academy “Kr. Sarafov” in 1980 under professor K. Azarian. He worked 20 years as an actor in major Bulgarian theaters and over 30 international and national film productions and TV series. In 2007 he started his career as a film director and writer.
“Geratzite” (2008, feature)
“On the sidewalk throne” (2010, documentary)
“Intruder” (2010, feature)
“Levski” (2015, feature)
“Inches from the Ground” (2016, feature)
“Runaway Smartphone” (2017, feature)

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