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Bear's Kiss (2002)

A fairy tale-like love story between young circus artist Lola and the bear Misha, who one day transforms into a human.

Director:

Sergei Bodrov (as Sergey Bodrov)

Writers:

Harold Manning (french adaptation), Sergei Bodrov (as Sergey Bodrov) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rebecka Liljeberg ... Lola
Joachim Król ... Groppo
Sergey Bodrov ... Misha
Keith Allen ... Lou
Maurizio Donadoni Maurizio Donadoni ... Marco
Anne-Marie Pisani ... Margarita
Marcela Musso Marcela Musso ... Anna
Ariadna Gil ... Carmen
Silvio Orlando ... Ringmaster
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yuri Aleksandrov Yuri Aleksandrov ... (as Yuri Alexandrov)
Natalya Aleksandrova Natalya Aleksandrova ... (as Natalja Alexandrova)
Thomas Arnold Thomas Arnold
Aleksandr Bashirov ... (as Alexander Baschirow)
Paul Berrondo Paul Berrondo
Michael Bornhöter Michael Bornhöter
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A fairy tale-like love story between young circus artist Lola and the bear Misha, who one day transforms into a human.

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Language:

English | Italian | Spanish | Russian

Release Date:

13 September 2002 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A medve csókja See more »

Filming Locations:

Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain See more »

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Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Surprisingly gripping ...
18 May 2004 | by rjones-5See all my reviews

Okay, the premise that the gorgeous Lola's grown up pet bear keeps transforming himself into a teenage lad (fully dressed) & then back again is off-the-wall daft. But IMHO, Rebecka Liljeberg as Lola keeps it together, with a fantastic performance (sultry teenager, coping bravely with the challenges of teenagerhood – plus the ultimate in dysfunctional (step)folks – and to top it, being besotted with a blinkin' bear). Early on I thought there might perhaps be some deep significance/ profound message going to emerge ... but when this possibility disappeared and (roughly 2/3 of the way through) and the movie crossed the line into total gobsmacking incredulity territory - I stayed captivated ... watching Ms Liljeberg. This lass has the talents and looks deserving of the Big Time (would have been great in the Scarlatt J 'Lost in Translation' role). Gosh, do all gals with exotic Scandinavian names have brilliant acting-talents & looks?


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