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Release Date:
4 March 2009 (Belgium) See more »
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Plot:
On the steppes of Kazakhstan, Asa lives in a yurt with his sister Samal, her husband Ondas, and their three children... See more » | Add synopsis »
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18 wins & 9 nominations See more »
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(15 articles)
Karl Baumgartner, obituary
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A movie about the life in prairie See more (21 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Sergei Dvortsevoy 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sergei Dvortsevoy  writer
Gennadiy Ostrovskiy  writer

Produced by
Karl Baumgartner .... producer
Valerie Fischer .... co-producer
Bulat Galimgereyev .... co-producer
Raimond Goebel .... co-producer
Thanassis Karathanos .... producer
Mariya Murashova .... executive producer
Henryk Romanowski .... producer
Gulnara Sarsenova .... co-producer
Sergey Selyanov .... producer
Elena Yatsura .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Jolanta Dylewska 
 
Film Editing by
Petar Markovic 
Isabel Meier 
 
Production Design by
Roger Martin 
 
Costume Design by
Gaziza Korshiyeva 
 
Makeup Department
Tomasz Matraszek .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Jacek Dabrowski-Udziela .... production manager
Undine Filter .... post-production supervisor
Viola Fügen .... post-production supervisor
Bohdan Graczyk .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Yuri Kazakov .... second assistant director
Mara Tuleutayeva .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Olivier Dandré .... sound mixer
Ivan Dumas .... boom operator
Martin Lonek .... sound mixer
Williams Schmit .... sound designer
James Seddon .... dolby consultant
Eric Tisserand .... sound mixer
Manuel Vidal .... assistant sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Janos Menberg .... digital artist
Christian Stanzel .... digital compositor
Martin Tallosy .... digital compositor
Manuel Voss .... digital compositor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Yuri Kazakov .... set photographer
 
Editorial Department
Michael Hackl .... on-line editor
Natalie Helgath .... digital colorist
Janos Menberg .... colorist
 
Other crew
Undine Filter .... production coordinator
Martin Hampel .... assistant: producer
 

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Runtime:
France:100 min | USA:100 min | Argentina:100 min (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:M | Canada:PG (British Columbia/Ontario) | Hong Kong:IIA | Ireland:12A | Netherlands:AL | Portugal:M/12 | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) | UK:12A
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Trivia:
Kazakhstan's 2009 Academy Awards official submission to Foreign-Language Film category.See more »
Soundtrack:
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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
A movie about the life in prairie, 15 December 2009
Author: samuelsson91 from Slovakia

Tulpan is very similar to Kusturica's movies, because as in his films, animals play in Tulpan their role too (not the actual animals, but more the sounds they make) and the humor is equally situational, equally great. Tulpan is about a boy, who wants to get married, dreams about his goals, has family and friends in a kazakhstan prairie. Of course, not his goal is important in the movie, but the way, how he tries to achieve it. Except of folk songs there is no soundtrack, the background is always filled with some kind of mooing, bleating rutting of some kind of animal. When I realized it (after an hour), I found it extremely ironical. Except of this, you can hear some funny tip-offs and pictures of every-day life in the prairie, which seemed to me rare, primitive and kind of funny. Although I discovered the idea of the movie quickly, and I saw it many times before, Tulpan shows it much more original.

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