MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 12,924 this week

Beduin (2011)

6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 176 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Rita's daughter has got leukemia. In order to obtain the money for a bone marrow transplant, she travels from Ukraine to Russia to become a surrogate mother. The homosexual couple who are ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3029 titles
created 18 Jan 2012
 
a list of 113 titles
created 26 Apr 2012
 
a list of 62 titles
created 13 Jul 2012
 
a list of 247 titles
created 07 Feb 2014
 
a list of 9999 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Beduin" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Beduin (2011)

Beduin (2011) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Beduin.
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In order to regain custody of her daughter, whom she left in the care of her fortune-telling aunt, Mona must tell a social worker her story. The tale she spins---and the movie we watch---is... See full summary »

Director: Szabolcs Hajdu
Stars: Orsolya Török-Illyés, Oana Pellea, Razvan Vasilescu
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Adequacy is relative. Vitalik, the main character of the movie, seems to be pretty normal. With a respectable office job, a comfy little dwelling and a personal couch doctor, Vitalik looks ... See full summary »

Director: Roman Karimov
Stars: Ilya Lyubimov, Ingrid Olerinskaya, Evgeniy Tsyganov
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things ... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Stars: Nikita Mikhalkov, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Oleg Menshikov
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The final installment in Ulrich Seidl's Paradise trilogy, 'Paradise: Hope' tells the story of overweight thirteen-year-old Melanie and her first love. While her mother travels to Kenya ('... See full summary »

Director: Ulrich Seidl
Stars: Melanie Lenz, Verena Lehbauer, Joseph Lorenz
The Return (2003)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

In the Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father - a man they know only through a single photograph - resurfaces.

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev
Stars: Vladimir Garin, Ivan Dobronravov, Konstantin Lavronenko
Mermaid (2007)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In Moscow, a young woman disappears after falling in love with a new man.

Director: Anna Melikyan
Stars: Mariya Shalayeva, Evgeniy Tsyganov, Mariya Sokova
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Igor Voloshin
Stars: Henry David, Polina Filonenko, Sabina Akhmedova
Another Sky (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

When a father and son from the Uzbek steppe move to Moscow in search of the boy's missing mother they are condemned to the lot of the 'gastarbeiter'.

Director: Dmitry Mamuliya
Stars: Khabib Bufares, Amirza Mukhamadi, Mitra Zeykhedi
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A trip to the pastoral countryside reveals a dark, sinister reality for a family from the city.

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev
Stars: Konstantin Lavronenko, Maria Bonnevie, Aleksandr Baluev
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Only one night with the stranger becomes the real delusion for the main character. This "sunstroke" doesn't release it even in most "damned days" of death of the Russian Empire - According ... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Stars: Martinsh Kalita, Viktoriya Solovyova, Anastasiya Imamova
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Victor Sluzhkin signs on as a teacher of geography in a secondary school in his native Perm (in the Urals) and gets lost in a haze of hard vodka, desperate love for a nymphet-like student ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Veledinskiy
Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Elena Lyadova, Aleksandr Robak
Wolfy (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

There are two of them: a mother and a girl. They have no names. And they are in a constant run. The mother runs away from the daughter in an attempt to start new life, and the girl runs ... See full summary »

Director: Vasiliy Sigarev
Stars: Polina Pluchek, Yana Troyanova, Veronika Lysakova
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Rita
Dorji Galsanov ...
Malik
Anna Mikhalkova ...
Zina
Sergey Svetlakov ...
Doctor
Dinara Drukarova ...
Stella
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mikhail Evlanov ...
Zhenya
Serafima Migay ...
Nastya
Remigius Sabulis ...
Ivan
Edit

Storyline

Rita's daughter has got leukemia. In order to obtain the money for a bone marrow transplant, she travels from Ukraine to Russia to become a surrogate mother. The homosexual couple who are the biological parents of the child die in a car accident. Rita is left six months pregnant, with no money and a dying daughter to care for. In order to save her daughter, Rita is prepared to do anything. She's drawn into the criminal world, from which she escapes with her daughter to Jordan in the Middle East, where Bedouins treat cancer using non-traditional medicine. Written by Olga Ovdak

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 March 2012 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Bedouin  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The clinging to a myth
26 June 2012 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

The movie mostly follows a mother who's trying to salvage enough money for the costly treatments that her daughters' chemotherapy requires. We can see how through the movie that the mother constantly has to find new (and sometimes quiet extraordinary) ways to get more money, we meet some people who try to help & some people who aren't... sounds familiar isn't it? So yea there aren't many surprises here and although the acting is good it can't pull the movie from its mediocrity...

Last point that I want to make is about the name of the movie, the movie called "Bedouin" because one person tells the mother that Bedouins treat cancer with camel milk (now kill me but I can't answer the question why one has to fly to Jordan to drink camel milk and can't buy it within Russia/Ukraine) But aside from that I think this movie represents the sorry place where Russia is now. It's a place where everyone is so depressed and doesn't see any way out that they believe that somewhere far away there are some wise cultures that have a remedy to whatever problems they have. Unfortunately to save something you need/love requires lots of efforts and good amount of luck.


1 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Beduin (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?