LUNA PAPA
LUNA PAPA


SYNOPSIS
Mamlakat becomes pregant by a mysterical stranger. Now her father Safar and brother Nasreddin set off with Mamlakat to find the person responsible. LUNA PAPA is a fantastic and tragigcomic journey through the wild landscapes of Central Asia where tradition and superstition are juxtaposted with the chaos of the postmodern world.

DIRECTORBakhtiar Khudojnazarov
YEAR1999
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSVenice 1999
Toronto 1999
Vienna 1999
Hof 1999
Competition Tokyo 1999 (BEST ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION AWARD)
Nantes Festival 1999 (LE GRAND PRIX & LE PRIX DU JEUNE PUBLIC)
Sundance 2000
official oscar entry "Foreign Language Film"
PRODUCERSKarl Baumgartner (producer)
Heinz Stussak (producer)
Igor Tolstounov (producer)
Thomas Koerfer (producer)
Philippe Avril (producer)
Kenzo Horikoshi/Christa Saredi/Jan Schütte (co-producer)
Christoph Friedel/Michael Seeber
Sergei Kozlov (executive producer)
Yevgenij Gindilis (associate producer)
Raimond Goebel (line producer)
Rusht Rushtov (line producer
CO PRODUCTION WITHPandora Film/ Prisma Film in co-production with Thoams Koerfer Film
NTV-PROFIT
Les Films de l'Observatoire
Eurospace
Viss
Tadjik Filmstudio in association with Novoskop Film
ZDF/Arte
Fernsehen DRS
Frenetic Films
Lona Studio
PRODUCTIONUrsula Wolschlager
Claudia Steffen
SUPPORTED BYEurimages
Filmboard Berlin-Brandenburg
Hessische Filmförderung
Filmförderungsanstalt
Österreichisches Filminstitut
Wiener Filmfinanzierungsfonds
Eidgenössisches Department des Innern
Fondation Montecinemaveritá
Fonds Sud Cinema
Ministére de la Culture and Ministere des affaires étrangéres
Communauté urbaine de Strasbourg
WORLD SALESBavaria Film International
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORKinowelt/Arthaus
LENGTH107 min.
FORMATcolour
35mm
1:1.66
Dolby SRD
SHOOTING LOCATIONKairakum (Tadjikistan)
ORIGINAL LANGUAGERussian, Farsi
CASTChulpan Khamatova
Moritz Bleibtreu
Merab Ninidze
Ato Mukhamedshanov
Nikolai Fomenko
WRITERSIrakli Kwirikadze
CASTING
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYMartin Gschlacht, Dusan Joksimovic, Rostislav Pirumov, Rali Ralchev
EDITINGKirk Von Heflin
Evi Romen
MUSICDaler Nasarov
SOUNDRustam Akhadov
ART DIRECTIONNegmat Dzhuraev
COSTUMESZebo Nasirova
MAKE UP HAIRJakob Peier
LINKSwww.prisma-wien.at/lLUNAPAPA