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Luna Papa (1999)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  31 March 2000 (Russia)
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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 ...
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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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Magic!!!
5 October 2000 | by (Teningen, Germany) – See all my reviews

Mamlakat lives together with her father, her mentally handicapped brother Nasreddin and her sister. Her mother died when she was born. She´s dreaming of the great wide world. As a traveling group of theatre actors arrives in their little town, she´s spents a night with one of them. Actually she don´t even know his face or his name. One day she notices that she got pregnant and tells her father about it. They decide to find the unknown father of her unborn child. A long journey begins...

This movie will make you laugh and cry! It´s funny, charming but also tragic. Watch it, you will love it !!!


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