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BACI – Balkan Cinema

Still photograph from the Bulgarian feature film ‘Basejnăt’

Still photograph from the Bulgarian feature film ‘Basejnăt’, © Bălgarskata nacionalna filmotekaenlarge


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Object:Still photograph from the Bulgarian feature film ‘Basejnăt’
Description:The still photograph from the feature ‘Basejnăt’ (Swimming pool) shows a young woman in a room in the centre of the picture looking away from the camera. To her right, a taller man is looking down at her. A poster recalling Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Mona Lisa’ is seen in the background to the left. A portrait of a woman behind her and a photograph depicting the eyes of a woman. All three pictures are hanging on a wall.
Comment:The feature was directed by Binka Željazkova (1923–2011) and released in 1977. Željazkova was one of Bulgaria’s few female directors.
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Bulgaria (historical)
Type:Still photograph
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:Bălgarskata nacionalna filmoteka
Archive:Bălgarskata nacionalna filmoteka (Collection Fototeka), Inv. No.: Fototeka 8
Editor:Karl Kaser