A rich historical spectacle about palace life in Medieval Bulgaria. Tsar John Assen, who brilliantly ruled the Second Bulgarian Kingdom from 1218 to 1241, sent his wife to a monastery to marry a Hungarian princess.

JOHN ASSEN'S WEDDING (1975)

Screenwriter: Yevgeny Konstantinov
Director: Vili Tsankov
Cinematographer: Venets Dimitrov
Music: Boris Karadimchev
Photographer: Mladen Chavdarov

Starring: Apostol Karamitev, Kosta Tsonev, Ivan Kondov, Nevena Kokanova, Stefan Danailov, Tsvetana Maneva, Aneta Sotirova, Anton Gorchev and others.

The deeds of John Assen in the name of the throne and the power of the state...
A rich historical spectacle about palace life in Medieval Bulgaria. Tsar John Assen, who brilliantly ruled the Second Bulgarian Kingdom from 1218 to 1241, sent his wife to a monastery to marry a Hungarian princess. The direction explores the classic drama of the ruler forced to subordinate his private life to higher state interests. Whimsical sets and extravagant costumes.

Part 1 - XIII century - decline of the Byzantine Empire
John Assen captured Tarnovo with his troops and sat on the Bulgarian throne. Through a policy of pragmatic alliances and profitable marriages, he expanded the borders of the Bulgarian state...

Part 2 – Out of Christ's faith
Because of the power of the Bulgarian state, Ioan Asen sacrificed the happiness of his daughter Beloslava and his brother Alexander. The prophecy is fulfilled "...Becoming king, you will suffer from this..."

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