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Transylvania (2006)

 -  Drama  -  4 October 2006 (France)
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Zingarina, who is two-month pregnant, travels from France to Transylvania with her friend Marie to seek out her lover Milan Agustin that was deported from France. They hire the guide and ... See full summary »

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Zingarina
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Marie
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Tchangalo
Alexandra Beaujard ...
Luminitsa
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Milan Agustin
Bea Palya ...
La chanteuse du cabaret (as Beata Palya)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marina Boldizsac ...
La chanteuse ukrainenne
Rares Budileanu ...
Le jeune musicien
Nicolae Cristache ...
Le passeur
Florin Estefan ...
Le chanteur d'opéra
Gabor ...
Gabor, le paysan au traîneau
Simion Lupu ...
Le chanteur d'opéra
Cornel Reileanu ...
Le bedeau
Mariana Rus ...
Vandana
Anton Tauf ...
Le pope
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Zingarina, who is two-month pregnant, travels from France to Transylvania with her friend Marie to seek out her lover Milan Agustin that was deported from France. They hire the guide and interpreter Luminitsa to help them to find the musician Milan. When she finds him, she is rejected and Milan tells that he was not deported, but left her. Zingarina has a breakdown and leaves Marie on the road, wandering with a street boy. Soon she meets the traveling trader Tchangalo and she joins him in a road travel without destiny. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Composed by Delphine Mantoulet
Lyrics by Delphine Mantoulet
Performed by Alexandra Beaujard
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Heart moving movie
16 February 2007 | by (Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

Well, actually I was told about the movie by a lady-colleague of mine. Interestingly, she is a Hungarian born in Southern Slovakia, and she has been living for many years in Prague. The movie made her excited. But I told myself: Oh, wasn't her excitement only because she had some roots and historical sentiments there in Transylvania? So I forgot the movie. Some time thereafter, again, my friends told me about the movie. But meanwhile it nearly completely disappeared from Prague cinemas! Clearly as the attendance was not "money-making". Finally, by chance, I discovered the movie's projection in a small, something like "suburb" or forgotten vintage cinema not far away from my house. So me and my friends went there. Not more then 20 people altogether were watching the movie that night... But I have to say that the over-mentioned Hungarian lady-colleague of mine was absolutely right in her feelings. Transylvania is really heart moving movie. Very different from Kusturica's plain mixture of comedy and tragic. Transylvania has been telling us an archetypal story about loosing and finding human bonds, human bodies and human souls. That's why I consider Transylvania as a heart moving movie. It talks about the quality of our hearts. About their weighing by gold and by love. About countries in our hearts and minds. About subconscious and non-conscious powers that direct our values and lives. Transylvania as a country - and as a movie - is the place where people have been still living their very real life; while there in the West humans' life is hardly something more then a process of consuming - the products, goods, sex, thoughts and ideas. So, maybe the main message of the movie Transylvania is in the unspoken words of Zingarina: "It is of no key importance that Transylvania has been coming back to Europe - but just the opposite: that our hearts have free choice of leaving the prison of consumed life and return back to place where we can give our lives their true meanings."


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