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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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Another film which totally misses the point
18 February 2008 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

This is an 'idealistic' film which does not have much in common with reality. Much in the tradition of Bram Stoker's Dracula Transilvania is presented as a rather mystical place which has nothing in common with reality. The approach is clearly made by and for the western market where there is an audience who believes and enjoys stories such as the 'Arabian Nights'. It might have been OK to make such a film some 10 years ago (and it was done - see Gadjo Dillo - astonishing resemblance), but today a more realistic and social-oriented approach would have been more useful. But if you have trouble locating Transilvania on the map and don't know yet that Transilvania is part of Romania you might enjoy this film and maybe find it moving. If you prefer a more down-to-earth and much funnier approach you should probably switch to some Kusturica classic.


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