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Transylvania (2006)

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
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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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impressionistic
8 April 2012 | by (Brisbane (AUS)) – See all my reviews

This film consists of a number of impressionistic paintings. The different emotions are put together on a string of beads. It is true, there is no moralistic message. It will not give exalted thoughts. It is pure gratification. The music is compelling. Do not expect a clear-cut storyline. Do not expect a logical sequence of happenings. Don't expect people to be predictable. If you like surprises:this film has the unexpected behind any bend in the road. It is not a film about a relationship between two human beings. It is ten separate moving images that each have their own character and meaning. By gluing these together the viewer is confronted with the mysteries of life through Toni Gatlif's eyes. You cannot compare this film with any other Gatlif production. Thoroughly recommended.


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