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Director    Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov
Music director  Daler Nazarov
7.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Drama
Initial release  March 10, 2000 (Italy)
Running time  1h 50m
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Writer  Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov, Irakli Kvirikadze
Screenplay  Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov, Irakli Quiricadze
Cast  Moritz Bleibtreu (Nasreddin), Chulpan Khamatova (Mamlakat), Ato Mukhamedzhanov (Safar), Merab Ninidze (Alik), Polina Rajkina, Nikolay Fomenko
Similar movies  Antonia's Line, I Spit on Your Grave III: Vengeance is Mine, Irreversible, Where The Heart Is, Juno, DragonHeart

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Luna Papa (Russian: Лунный папа) is a 1999 movie by Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov with collaboration from Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Germany, Austria and France


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Plot summary

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17-year-old Mamlakat lives with her father Safar and the disabled brother Nasreddin in a village in Uzbekistan. She is working in a small restaurant and dreams of becoming an actress. When a wandering theatre company enters the city, she misses the theatrical performance, but is seduced in the dark by the aircraft pilot Yassir, who pretends to be an actor and promises to help her become an actress, without knowing what is actually happening.

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When she later discovers that she is pregnant, she has no idea how this happened and who the father is. Determined to preserve their honor, her eccentric family sets out on a journey in order to find the father of Mamlakat unborn child and to force him to marry her. During this journey with an old car loaded with chickens through Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, the family meets various bandits and the charming impostor Alik, who poses as the seducer in the dark, and falls in love with the Mamlakat.


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  • Chulpan Khamatova as Mamlakat
  • Moritz Bleibtreu as Nasreddin
  • Ato Mukhamedzhanov as Safar
  • Merab Ninidze as Alik
  • Polina Rajkina as Khabibula (voice only)
  • Nikolay Fomenko as Yassir
  • Dinmukhamet Akhimov as the gynaecologist
  • Filming location

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    The film was shot in the Karakum region in Tajikistan.


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    At the 2000 Russian Guild of Film Critics Awards the picture was awarded the prizes for Best Film and Best Director (Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov).


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