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Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari (2012)

Nebesnye zheny lugovykh mari (original title)
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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Denis Osokin
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yuliya Aug
Yana Esipovich Yana Esipovich
Vasiliy Domrachyov
Darya Ekamasova
Olga Dobrina Olga Dobrina
Yana Troyanova Yana Troyanova
Olga Degtyaryova Olga Degtyaryova
Aleksandr Ivashkevich Aleksandr Ivashkevich
Yana Sekste Yana Sekste
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Polina Aug
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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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Drama

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian | Mari

Release Date:

17 January 2014 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Celestial Wives of Meadow Mari See more »

Filming Locations:

Mari El, Russia

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,537
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Production Co:

29 fevralya See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Excellent
7 December 2014 | by chloe6-843-288721See 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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