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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

Writers:

Sergei Bodrov (screenplay), Carolyn Cavallero (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rebecka Liljeberg ... Lola
Joachim Król ... Groppo
Sergey Bodrov ... Misha (as Sergei Bodrov Jr.)
Keith Allen ... Lou
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
Aleksandr Bashirov ... (as Alexander Baschirow)
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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Last film of Sergey Bodrov. See more »

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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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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)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$209,531
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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