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Luna Papa (1999)

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The unborn child of Mamlakat (Khamatova) is telling her story. She is 17, beautiful and vivacious, and dreaming secretly of becoming an actress. She lives with her father and brother (... See full summary »

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Mamlakat
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Nasreddin
Ato Mukhamedzhanov ...
Safar
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Alik
Polina Raykina ...
Khabibula (voice)
Nikolay Fomenko ...
Yassir
Lola Mirzorakhimova ...
Zube
Sherali Abdulkajsov ...
Akbar
Dinmukhamet Akhimov ...
Gynecologist
Azalbek Nazriyev ...
Alisher Khamrayev
Aleftina Galiyeva ...
Dancer
Barvina Gulyamova ...
Dancer
Leila Nikajlova ...
Dancer
Sofya Amrulina ...
Dancer
Mukhayo Karimova ...
Dancer
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The unborn child of Mamlakat (Khamatova) is telling her story. She is 17, beautiful and vivacious, and dreaming secretly of becoming an actress. She lives with her father and brother (Bleibtreu) in a small village in Central Asia. One night she is seduced by an actor from a traveling troupe, who poses as a friend of Tom Cruise, and makes her pregnant. She tries to abort, but her father and brother become determined to find the seducer, setting in motion a cascade of comic adventures. Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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An entire brick village was built for the making of the film, including street, canals and the harbor, and had to be rebuilt after a flooding. See more »

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Excellent movie
25 April 2006 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

I may recommend this movie for those who has a great enjoy of life. The music in the movie is the music of life. The movie itself shows the truth in the life, the truth which is difficult to correct or let me say, to change. Th life in the deserts like Farkhor is very difficult. I myself spend my life in such conditions. For those who never experienced this life maybe the movie is a bit funny. But for me, I didn't notice any comedy, but rather tragedy. Yes, the tragedy of the usual lie of Tajiks.

The movie is in Tajik/Russian language. However it is written that the movie is in Russian only.

Daler Nazarov is great in choosing composition. Long live Bakhtiyar Khudaynazarov!!!


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