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About the film


Release Date: 04/01/2009 (US)

Original Language    :    Russian
Release Date    :    04/01/2009 (US)
Genre    :    Drama, Comedy, Romance
Time    :    01 Hours 40 Minutes
Budget    :    -
Revenue    :    -

Movie: Tulpan-(2009)[8939] Asa, a young and cheerful dreamer, returns from his Russian naval service to his sister’s nomadic family on the desolate Hunger Steppe of central Asia, so that he can begin his own life as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa must first win the hand of the only eligible girl for miles—his mysterious neighbor, Tulpan.

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Written by CRCulver on September 6, 2018
The Russian filmmaker Sergey Dvortsevoy had gained a reputation for documentaries, but in the 2008 Tulpan he tries his hand at fiction with this story set in Kazakhstan. After serving in the Russian Navy, Asa (Askhat Kuchinchirekov) returns to the Kazakh steppe, living with his sister (Samal Yeslyamova) and brother-in-law (Ondasyn Besikbasov) while he tries to court the only unmarried young woman within hundred of kilometres. As a sort of documentary, Tulpan will be an interesting experience for viewers in the West, capturing the desolation of the Kazakh steppe and the hard wor... read the rest.

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