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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristyna Malérová ...
Aya
Max Mauff ...
Temelko (as Maximilian Mauff)
Nino Chkheidze ...
Grandmother
Ivane Ivantbelidze ...
Shooting Gallery Guy
...
Ilko Stefanovski ...
Guri - Temelko's Father
Assun Planas ...
Temelko's Mother
Otto Kuhnle ...
Barber
Hijran Nasirova ...
Barber's Wife
Hendrik Arnst ...
Landlord
Olga Nefyodova ...
Landlord's Wife
Adalet Zyadhanov ...
Policeman
Matanat Atakishiyeva ...
Policeman's Wife
Azelarab Kaghat ...
Baker
Michaela Bandi ...
Baker's Wife
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An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water shortage, go on a sex strike that threatens the young couple's first night of love. Written by Sundance Film Festival

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20 March 2008 (Germany)  »

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$1,441 (USA) (6 February 2009)

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$39,078 (USA) (12 June 2009)
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A Quirky Comedy
12 May 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This is a quirky comedy on similar lines with movies like Amelie and like Amelie has a strong visual style with minimum dialog. Personally I really like this kind of movies, which surprise you and delight you at every turn without any Hollywood clichés. The movie just keeps on moving from one absurd situation to other.

The female lead Kristyna Malérová is definitely easy on the eyes and has done a great job. As the movie has much less dialog as compared to a normal film, it requires the actors to convey a lot with their body and facial expressions, and the actors don't disappoint.

If you like quirky comedies like Amelie, give this one a go.


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