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When the Road Bends... Tales of a Gypsy Caravan (2006)

 -  Documentary | Music  -  15 June 2007 (USA)
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A brief look into Romani culture and Rom (Gypsies) from around the globe as five famous Romani groups tour the USA. The film visits their families at home in Spain, India, Macedonia and Romania.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maharaja ...
Themselves
Esma Redzepova ...
Herself
Taraf de Haidouks ...
Themselves
Antonio El Pipa ...
Himself
Fanfare Ciocarlia ...
Themselves
George Cruze ...
Himself, tour manager
Juana ...
Herself, Antonio El Pipa's aunt
Robert Browning ...
Himself, World Music Institute
...
Himself
Stevo Teodosievski ...
Himself (archive footage)
Harish ...
Himself, dancer and female impersonator
Lucía ...
Herself, Antonio el Pipa's daughter
Fabián ...
Himself
Kathy ...
Herself, Caliu's wife
George Eli ...
Himself
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A brief look into Romany culture and Rom (Gypsies) from around the globe as five famous Romany groups tour the USA. Written by havan_ironoak@bigfoot.com

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Release Date:

15 June 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gypsy Caravan  »

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Opening Weekend:

$13,477 (USA) (15 June 2007)

Gross:

$440,357 (USA) (7 December 2007)
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Too much film; not enough music
11 July 2007 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

Wonderful music. I wish that film makers would get over their fear of music. Time after time these wonderful musicians would begin to meld on stage into a gorgeous multi-ethnic stew of style and spirit, and bang-o, off we'd go to Roumania or Macedonia to see the musicians on their home ground. There's a place for both, of course, but more often than not the latter occurred at the expense of the former. Then there was an astonishingly bad editing choice at the end of the film, when a perfect coda of sadness and longing was stepped on by the film maker in favor of the big bang theory of ending movies. The musicians deserved better and the audience deserved better.


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