Kin-dza-dza! (1986)

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Two Russians push the wrong button on a strange device and end up on the telepathic planet Pluke with its strange societal norms.


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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
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)


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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1 December 1986 (Soviet Union)  »

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Кин-Дза-Дза  »

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Do you want to laugh about capitalism in another planet?
30 June 2006 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Please, before seeing this film, let your political ideologies outside the room and just prepare to laugh with this original pearl.

It's fairly unknown outside Russia, and sometimes I wonder if I'm the only Spaniard having seen it....I hope not, such a pity!.

This film is a complete classic in Russia and has even transformed local talking, so don't be surprised if you walk one day by the streets of Moscow and you see two friends who meet and say "Koo!" each other, or if someone is bothering and he is sent away by an "Violinist players, we don't need them!".

The story is fantastic and engaged. It's one of those films who makes you laugh and sit for a while thinking about life. Maybe you don't agree to everything but is worth the reflexion. The filming is direct and simple (you're going to laugh, but not for the same reasons, special effect's lovers) and the acting is superb.

One of the best comedies ever made in Russia.

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