About the film
based on novel or book forced conversion ottoman empire
Time of Violence
Release Date: March 28, 1988
|Production Companies||:||Boyana Film|
|Writers||:||Georgi Danailov, Anton Donchev, Mihail Kirkov, Radoslav Spassov, Todor Monov|
In the 17th century, a Bulgarian Christian region is selected by the Ottoman rulers to serve as an example of conversion to Islam. A Janissary who was kidnapped from the village as a boy is sent to force the reluctant inhabitants to convert. The Turkish governor seeks a peaceful solution, but ultimately torture, violence, and rebellion break out.