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  • 2006
  • France
  • 102 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Tony Gatlif
  • Written by: Tony Gatlif
  • Cast: Asia Argento, Amira Casar, Birol Ünel, Alexandra Beaujard, Marco Castoldi
  • Language: French, Hungarian, Romanian, English

Zingarina (Argento) arrives in Transylvania, in the heart of Romania, to track down her lover Milan (Castoldi), a musician who has abandoned her, leaving her confused and pregnant. After he rejects her, Zingarina throws herself into the strange forbidding foreignness of Transylvania. The film suffers from clunky dialogue and weak plotting but is visually stunning and a fine example of Gatlif's unique freeform cinema.

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20 Sep 20073 stars

DRAMA (15) 101min Tony Gatlif’s latest musing on Romany life is a visually stunning road movie that attempts to evoke the freewheeling spirit of Fellini’s La Strada. Wild-eyed Zingarina (Asia Argento) discovers she is pregnant and heads to Romania…

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