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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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1 December 1986 (Soviet Union)  »

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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 »

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Uef: Either you're giving us this KETSE right now, or we won't lay you on Earth for less than 8 matchboxes!
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Mama-mama, chto ya budu delat'...Koo, or should I say Kyu..
10 August 2000 | by (Los Angeles, USA) – See all my reviews

There isn't much I have to say about "Kin Dza Dza" that hasn't been said by the previous reviewers. But I like this movie so much that I could not resist throwing in my two cents. Yea, it's primitively, or, as someone has pointed out, minimalistically done, so don't expect any special effects. But you know what, who needs them when the movie is that good. The galaxy "Kin Dza Dza" is the slums of the universe, and it shows us our alternate, post-apocalyptic future with a great sense of humor, pantomime and sarcasm. Great cast too. Lyubshin, Leonov and Yakovlev do a fine job here. Since the film's director is Georgian, some Georgian gags were thrown in as well. Oh, and did anyone notice Dyadya Vova's and Gedevan Aleksandrovich's renditions of Frank Sinatra's songs? "Blade Runner," "Brazil," "The Road Warrior," and, to a lesser extent, Luc Besson's "The Final Combat" are all considered to be the classics of the post-apocalyptic, anti-utopian movie worlds. Well, you can add "Kin Dza Dza" to this list.


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