Metodi Andonov

Active - 1968 - 1972  |   Born - Mar 16, 1932   |   Died - Apr 12, 1974   |   Genres - Epic, Historical Film

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Specializing in intense psychological dramas, Bulgarian filmmaker Metodi Andonov is best remembered for making one of his country's most popular films, Koziyat Rog/The Goat Horn (1972). He also directed a pair of high-grossing detective dramas based on the novels and screenplays of Bogomil Rainov, Nyama Nishto Pohubavo ot Loshto Vreme/There's Nothing Finer than Bad Weather (1971) and Goliamata Skuka/The Great Boredom (1973). Andonov graduated from the Sofia Academy of Dramatic Art in 1955 after studying theater direction. Before entering the film industry, he directed productions at the Dramatic Theater in Burgas and at the Satirical Theater in Sofia. Andonov made his feature directorial debut in 1968 with Bialata Staya/The White Room, which was based on a Rainov novel. In addition to his work in theater and cinema, Andonov occasionally directed for television.