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Kin-dza-dza! (1986)

Two Russians push the wrong button on a strange device and end up on the telepathic planet Pluke with its strange societal norms.

Director:

Georgiy Daneliya
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stanislav Lyubshin ... Vladimir Nikolaevich Mashkov - 'Uncle Vova'
Evgeniy Leonov ... Wef - The Wandering Chatlanian Singer
Yuriy Yakovlev ... Bee - the wandering Patsak singer
Levan Gabriadze ... Gedevan Alexandrovich Alexidze - 'Fiddler'
Olga Mashnaya ... Decont - a teleportation officer at Alpha
Irina Shmeleva ... Tsan - The Desert Stage-Cart Driver
Lev Perfilov ... Kyrr - the Chatlanian-dissident
Anatoliy Serenko ... The Space Drifter From Uzm (as A.Serenko)
Aleksandra Dorokhina ... The Huge Woman at Subway Station (as A. Dorokhina)
Olesya Ivanova ... A Fat Woman Settled Under the Ferris Wheel (as O. Ivanova)
Tatyana Novitskaya ... The Presentation Crystal Owner (as T. Novitskaya)
Tatyana Perfileva Tatyana Perfileva ... An old woman in a subway cart (as T.Perfilyeva)
Lyudmila Solodenko Lyudmila Solodenko ... A Swarthy Woman Settled Under the Ferris Wheel (as L. Solodenko)
Galina Daneliya-Yurkova Galina Daneliya-Yurkova ... Lyudmila Mashkova - 'Lucia' (as G. Yurkova)
Igor Bogolyubov Igor Bogolyubov ... Lord PG's personal Patsak (as I.Bogolyubov)
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Storyline

Kin-Dza-Dza is something like an "advanced cyberpunk film". It's a lot about people and social structures which on the planet of "Pluke" of course have many parallels to our society. It's a very funny movie, but it's also a melancholic movie with great philosophical sense. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG-13
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Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Georgian | Russian

Release Date:

1 December 1986 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Husigi Wakusei Kin-Za-Za See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mosfilm See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts) | (DVD)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Etsilopp, the weapon-wielding class of aliens that can lord over lowly classes, is backward for the Russian word for police. See more »

Quotes

Bi, Patsak: Skripach, instead of thinkin' you're the first Georgian cosmonaut and you'll be awarded by Nobel prize, you'd better put back the spoon you've stolen from the poor artists.
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Connections

Referenced in Khroniki volchiego perioda: Migratsia (2010) See more »

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Just a wonderful movie!
10 March 2005 | by izozSee all my reviews

Georgiy Daneliya created one of the brightest "anti-utopia" films in the history of cinema. Modesty of decorations with the interest is completed by the imagination of director and by the bright game of actors. "Keen-dza-dza" occurs the complex and multidimensional peace, which lives according to its, sufficiently simple and intelligible laws.

The inhabitants of the planet "Plyuk" have long ago mastered intergalactic overflights, but their lexical reserve consists in all of two words. But the system of authority and subordination is reduced to the color of pants, which you bear, and what flame lights up on the small machine - green or orange.

There is another extreme: the highly developed inhabitants of alpha convert their neighbors into the plants, because "by them so it is better". In both cases - possible future of humanity, without the bright specials-effect, but complete of humor, irony and sarcasm.


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