Bulgarian 'The Island' Hits Movie Theaters in France
"The Island", young Bulgarian director Kamen Kalev's famous movie, which premiered last year at the Cannes Film Festival, is being screened in movie theatres across France.
This is Kalev's second movie. French top model and actress Laetitia Casta and Danish actor Thure Lindhardt play the main roles in the movie, which was filmed on Bulgaria's St. Anastasia Island, formerly called Bolshevik Island, near the Black Sea city of Burgas.
Kalev's debut, "Eastern Plays", became the first Bulgarian production to be selected for the prestigious festival's in the past 20 years. It was selected for the Director's Fortnight in 2009.
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