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Tonka (1997)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  4 June 1997 (France)
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A famous sprinter considers quitting competition, when he gets to meet Tonka, an Indian woman living in a big advertising coke can near Roissy Charles De Gaulle airport. She is naturally ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pamela Soo ...
Tonka Soobrayen
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Le sprinter
Alessandro Haber ...
Pietro Pistacio
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Tran (as Hai Wu)
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Mme Pflaum
Christian Charmetant ...
Le chauffeur de taxi
Philippe du Janerand ...
Le commissaire de course
Christophe Odent ...
Le médecin sportif
Sagayamarie Job ...
Tonka's mother
Satya Oblette ...
Gaden
Nipul A. Walawage ...
Alvyn
Shanty Job ...
Indra
Elisabeth Landwerlin ...
The archeologist
Jean-Luc Porraz ...
Le pompiste
Pascal Pistacio ...
L'agent DCI
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A famous sprinter considers quitting competition, when he gets to meet Tonka, an Indian woman living in a big advertising coke can near Roissy Charles De Gaulle airport. She is naturally talented for running, and the sprinter decides to train her to become a sprinter like him. As they fall in love, Tonka cheers him up, and then tries to pursue him to take over competition. Written by Philippe Petit <Philippe.Petit@pobox.com>

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