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Kin-dza-dza! (1986)

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Kin-Dza-Dza is something like an "advanced cyberpunk film". It's a lot about people and social structures which on the planet of "Pluke" of course have many parallels to our society. It's a... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stanislav Lyubshin ...
Evgeniy Leonov ...
Wef - The Wandering Chatlanian Singer
Yuriy Yakovlev ...
Bee - the wandering Patsak singer
Levan Gabriadze ...
Gedevan Alexandrovich Alexidze - 'Fiddler'
Olga Mashnaya ...
Decont - a teleportation officer at Alpha
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Tsan - The Desert Stage-Cart Driver
Lev Perfilov ...
Kyrr - the Chatlanian-dissident
Anatoliy Serenko ...
The Space Drifter From Uzm (as A.Serenko)
Aleksandra Dorokhina ...
The Huge Woman at Subway Station (as A. Dorokhina)
Olesya Ivanova ...
A Fat Woman Settled Under the Ferris Wheel (as O. Ivanova)
Tatyana Novitskaya ...
The Presentation Crystal Owner (as T. Novitskaya)
Tatyana Perfileva ...
An old woman in a subway cart (as T.Perfilyeva)
Lyudmila Solodenko ...
A Swarthy Woman Settled Under the Ferris Wheel (as L. Solodenko)
Galina Daneliya-Yurkova ...
Lyudmila Mashkova - 'Lucia' (as G. Yurkova)
Igor Bogolyubov ...
Lord PG's personal Patsak (as I.Bogolyubov)
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Kin-Dza-Dza is something like an "advanced cyberpunk film". It's a lot about people and social structures which on the planet of "Pluke" of course have many parallels to our society. It's a very funny movie, but it's also a melancholic movie with great philosophical sense. Written by Anonymous

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"Patsak" is "Katsap" in reverse, which is an offensive name for Russians in Ukraine. Patsaks work for Chatlanians, who turn out to be just people having money, chatles. See more »

Quotes

Uef: Brake! Brake! Brake!
Bi, Patsak: How can I brake after you've drunken all the brake fluid? Dipso!
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Brilliant Sci-Fi comedy
23 January 1999 | by (San Jose, California) – See all my reviews

Not as dead serious as Blade Runner. Not as neon and air-conditioned as Brazil. It's not Earth, dear. It's planet Pluke. Dusty, rusty, dirty.

Amazing technology. To any point of the Universe - in five seconds flat. Unless someone borrowed one vital part of your engine without asking.

Interesting society. Everyone can read each other's mind. And still be able to lie.

A story of two Earthlings trying to get home from the cruel lying cheating stealing world of the galaxy Kin-Dza-Dza.

Definitely worth watching. Is there a subtitled copy available? I have no idea.


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