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Nebesnye zheny lugovykh mari (2012)

23 short stories about the Mari women. Stories joyful and sad, ridiculous and terrible. It is the movie ornament, the movie calendar telling about philosophy, traditions and today of the Mari people.

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Yuliya Aug
Yana Esipovich
Vasiliy Domrachyov
Olga Dobrina
Yana Troyanova
Olga Degtyaryova
Aleksandr Ivashkevich
Yana Sekste
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23 short stories about the Mari women. Stories joyful and sad, ridiculous and terrible. It is the movie ornament, the movie calendar telling about philosophy, traditions and today of the Mari people.

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17 January 2014 (Poland)  »

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Celestial Wives of Meadow Mari  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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7 December 2014 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Excellent movie. This film is a unique excursion into a pagan traditions and folklore of Mari El people. (a small republic in Russian region) Sometimes it's humorous and sometimes erotic, and some will make you cry. It is also shoot in their native language. The cast is amazing - the real faces of the region, as well as the costumes. 23 short novels - 23 heroines. This film is dedicated to women - the love and death rituals, rites of passage that survived in modern society, it's all happening in the girls world - as the women are the ones who always keep the tradition. They contain the magic in their nature, believe in it and make it happen.


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