The Black Angels (1970)

Audience Score
The Black Angels
NR 2 hr 19 minNov 11th, 1970Drama
The film is based on the memoir In the name of the People by Mitka Grybcheva an activist in the antifascist resistance The action takes place during the WWII and reveals the sharp clash between police power and resistance forces headed by the Communist Party of Bulgaria This is a time when in the name of the people the fighters are setting up underground combat groups which punish with death their political opponents The films characters are specially trained for the purpose young people members of one such combat group Against the background of their risky task in the execution of which they have to pay with their own lives every facet of their characters stands out Faced with death they reveal their intimate worlds their unrealized youthful impulses that have been sacrificed in the name of commands disparate from the Ten Christian Commandments

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:November 11th, 1970
Original Language:English