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Chereshovata Gradina


It is worth noting that this drama is not based on Chekhov's stage play, The Cherry Orchard. In this tragic drama, set in the Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria, a village's sweet-natured Party Secretary, who loves nature for its own sake, clashes with the "Head of the Branch Economy in the Village's Agroindustrial Complex," which is to say, the director of the local collective farm. The director of the collective wants to increase potato yields at the expense of the region's much older cherry orchards, in...more