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Director:
Writers:
Tony Gatlif (original screenplay and adaptation)
Kits Hilaire (screenplay)
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Release Date:
7 August 1998 (USA) See more »
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In Every Soul There is a Gypsy
Plot:
A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
10 wins & 4 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
Romain Duris: Hero or antihero?
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 24 June 2010, 2:40 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
I'll drink to that See more (35 total) »

Cast

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Romain Duris ... Stéphane
Rona Hartner ... Sabina
Izidor Serban ... Isidor
Ovidiu Balan ... Sami
Angela Serban ... Angela
Aurica Ursan ... Aurica
Vasile Serban ... Vasile
Ioan Serban ... Ioan
Gheorge Gherebenec ... Gheorge
Dan Astileanu ... Dumitru
Valentin Teodosiu ... Le Secrétaire de Mairie / Denech
Petre Nicolae ... L'Épicier
Calman Kantor ... Radu
Florin Moldovan ... Adriani
Adrian Simionescu ... L'Enfant Prodige
Luminita Paun ... La Mariée / The Bride
Jean Paun ... La Père de la Mariée / The Bride's Father
Petre Costescu ... La Père de la Marié / The Brideman's Father
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mónika Juhász Miczura ... Singer
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Directed by
Tony Gatlif 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tony Gatlif  original screenplay and adaptation
Kits Hilaire  screenplay adaptation
Maigne Jaques  screenplay adaptation

Produced by
Guy Marignane .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Tony Gatlif 
Rona Hartner 
 
Cinematography by
Eric Guichard 
 
Film Editing by
Monique Dartonne 
 
Casting by
Marie de Laubier 
 
Costume Design by
Brigitte Brassart 
 
Makeup Department
Ioana Mocanu .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Michel Bazinet .... unit manager: France
Mihai Dinu .... production manager
Cezarina Harabour .... unit manager: Romania
Doru Mitran .... production manager: Romania
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Csaba Bereczky .... assistant director
Mircea Plângau .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Petre Constantin .... property master
 
Sound Department
Nicolas Becker .... sound effects editor
Dominique Gaborieau .... sound re-recording mixer
Nicolas Naegelen .... sound editor
Nicolas Naegelen .... sound
Fabrice Servera .... sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stéphane Assié .... gaffer
Pompiliu Avram .... first assistant camera
Patrick Ghiringhelli .... second assistant camera
Mihai Ionita .... electrician
Mihai Malaimare Jr. .... still photographer
Mihai Maldea .... grip
Ion Olteanu .... electrician
Ilie Rusen .... key grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mihaela Ularu .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Bruno Patin .... color timer
Nadine Verdier .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Amélie de Chassey .... music supervisor
Delphine Mathieu .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Laurent Dusothoit .... production assistant
Patricia Guyotte .... production assistant
Rodica Nitescu .... script supervisor
Marius Stanciu .... production assistant
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Gadjo dilo" - Romania (original title)
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Runtime:
102 min | France:113 min (Director's Cut)
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Trivia:
Third movie of Tony Gatlif's trilogy on the Rromani people. It was preceded by Les princes (1983) and Latcho Drom (1993).See more »
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Follows Les princes (1983)See more »

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24 out of 35 people found the following review useful.
I'll drink to that, 12 October 2003
Author: marco (headmix) from Sydney, Australia

Wow !! Where do they get these amazing people. Definately not Hollywood

that's for sure. I can't say I've seen a more sincere film, the raw energy running through this film still makes me crack a smile or shed a tear whenever I think about it.

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