MAJOR THOMPSON – THE (UN)NECESSARY HERO

Bulgaria
| 2023
| 55 min.
| Documentary

Script: Pencho Kovachev, Marin Damianov
Director: Jesko Davidov
Cinematography: Emil Topuzov
Music: Georgi Tzvetkov

Production: Magic Shop – Georgi Nikolov

Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center

Frank Thompson was sent to Bulgaria in 1944 to coordinate British intelligence and the Bulgarian partisans, but was captured and shot. In Bulgaria, he was first declared a hero, then a British spy and, a few years later, once again a hero. In Britain, he was forgotten.

JESKO DAVIDOV is a film and TV director, with forty years of experience in documentary and popular science films, and TV advertising.