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The Boyana Master

Bulgaria, 1961 (MIFF 1964)

Director: Hr. Topusanov

The famous frescoes of the Bovana Church near Sofia were painted by an anonymous artist of the 13th century, who broke with medieval stereotypes and produced real­istic images long before Giotto.

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