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When the Road Bends... Tales of a Gypsy Caravan -- 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.
When the Road Bends... Tales of a Gypsy Caravan -- Clip: In concert
When the Road Bends... Tales of a Gypsy Caravan -- Clip: I am a gypsy

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15 June 2007 (USA) See more »
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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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Gypsy Caravan
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 12 July 2007)

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very powerful, tantalizing See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
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

Johnny Depp ... 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
Isabel Soffer ... Herself

Directed by
Jasmine Dellal 
 
Produced by
Wouter Barendrecht .... executive producer
Joanna Chejade-Bloom .... associate producer
Jasmine Dellal .... producer
San Fu Maltha .... executive producer
Michael Werner .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Alain de Halleux 
Albert Maysles 
 
Art Direction by
Josh Fifarek 
 
Sound Department
Carlos M. Cano .... assistant sound editor
Martin Czembor .... sound re-recording mixer
George Eli .... sound
Marius Emil Stanescu .... sound recordist
Mariusz Glabinski .... sound effects editor
Marlena Grzaslewicz .... supervising sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Roko Belic .... additional camerawork
Adam Jeppeson .... additional camerawork
Dean Mermell .... additional camerawork
PJ Raval .... additional camerawork
Margarita Semadeni .... additional camerawork
Dan Uneken .... still photographer: Spain
 
Editorial Department
Kiki Allgeier .... post-production associate
Don Bernier .... assistant editor
Carlos Chacon .... post-production associate
Craig Gordon .... digital intermediate editor
Margarita Jimeno .... assistant editor
Paulo Padilha .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Mariusz Glabinski .... music editor
 
Other crew
Bryan Bruchman .... production assistant
Houston King .... producer's representative
 
Thanks
Josh Fifarek .... very special thanks
 

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Also Known As:
"When the Road Bends..." - International (English title) (short title)
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USA:110 min
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Nicolae NeacÅŸu:When I was a kid, 3 fates came to me. One destined this, one destined that, and the youngest asked me, "When do you want an easy life? When you are old or young?" I said, when I am old. Because when I'm young I can carry life's bitterness.See more »

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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
very powerful, tantalizing, 8 July 2007
Author: marymorrissey from United States

Funny how some comments on this film are only in the discussion section, as solo cries d'esprit. anyway... the one saying "tour de force" was certainly right, on the level of pure film-making this movie is dazzling. I was also really impressed with the way in which the director generally used the music as a springboard to continue the "narrative" in a way that was very consistently magical. A little more time was taken with some of the things that were most extraordinary, musically. I mean, compare this movie with something like buena vista social club... it can't be done this is so vasty superior a piece of work, let alone that its so much more ambitious, that the subject matter is really a lot richer and mined to so much greater um yield.

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