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Queen of the Gypsies (1976)

Tabor ukhodit v nebo (original title)
Rada, a beautiful and very proud gipsy girl is used to steal men's hearts and monk them. Zobar is a horse thief who's heart is stolen by Rada and his mind is bewitched. He is ready to give up his freedom but not his pride.

Director:

Emil Loteanu

Writers:

Maxim Gorky (stories), Emil Loteanu
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Cast

Credited cast:
Grigore Grigoriu ... Loiko Zobar (as Grigori Grigoriu)
Svetlana Toma ... Radda
Barasbi Mulayev Barasbi Mulayev ... Makar Chudra (as B. Mulayev)
Ion Sandri Scurea Ion Sandri Scurea ... Siladi
Pavel Andreychenko ... Talimon
Sergiu Finiti Sergiu Finiti ... Bubulia
Lyalya Chyornaya Lyalya Chyornaya ... Old Gypsy Woman
Borislav Brondukov ... Bucha
Nelli Volshaninova ... Rusalina
Vsevolod Gavrilov ... Danilo
Mikhail Shishkov Mikhail Shishkov ... Nur
Nikolai Volshaninov Nikolai Volshaninov ... Aralambi
Vasyl Symchych ... Balint (as Vasili Simchich)
Yelena Sadovskaya Yelena Sadovskaya ... Yulishka
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Zinajda Antonova Zinajda Antonova
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Storyline

This colourful, music-filled and sensual melodrama based on early stories by Maxim Gorky tells the fatal love story between the beautiful and rebellious girl Rada and the handsome horse thief Zobar. The story is set in early 20th century Bessarabia, now part of Moldova. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

April 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Queen of the Gypsies See more »

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Production Co:

Mosfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

70 mm 6-Track

Color:

Color (Sovcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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best gypsy movie, translating so well their thirst of freedom
17 March 2003 | by lerelieurfouSee all my reviews

it is simply the best gypsy movie, translating so well their thirst of

freedom, for 'the road'...i saw it on tv as 'Les Tziganes s'en vont

vers les cieux, in a children-family program, but i think it surpasses

all the Kusturica-Gatlif spoofs depicting Gypsies. This one here depicts all the tragedy of the gypsy people, torn

between materialism and freedom. The opening is a piece of anthology as the old sage predicts

Zabor his near future and warns him : Dont trust any woman...and

remember that freedom is the most important value...' And ahhh....Svetlana!!! so marvelous dancing and saying to Zabor

: 'Dont look at me this way, it's forbidden...' To see for the proudness, the height of the feelings, the friendship,

the love, so pure....but leading to tragic endings in a gadjo world... a must for gypsy-movies lovers as much as : Autrefois, nous étions des oiseaux, from Garri

Bardine


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