The film Heights by Victor Bojinov after the bestselling novel of the same name by Milen Ruskov and produced by Ivan Doykov with the financial support of the Bulgarian National Film Center tops the last weekend BO with nearly 25 000 admissions and thus sets a record for the highest domestic numbers since 2010.
One of the most ambitious Bulgarian projects in recent years, Heights is an adaptation of Milen Ruskov's novel of the same name, published in 2011. The film explores the Bulgarian realities of the 1870s a few years before the war, that would liberate the country from the Ottoman occupation. Directed by Victor Bojinov and adapted by Neli Dimitrova, the story follows Gicho a young man in a revolutionary group led by Dimitar Obshti, a real-life revolutionary fighting against the Turks. After a successful train robbery Obshti entrusts Gicho with a special mission: to deliver a letter to Vasil Levski, the country's most famous freedom fighter, now considered hero and dubbed The Apostle of Freedom.