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Romani-language Movies

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Time of the Gypsies(1988)

2h 22min | Drama, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
4.0/5 (with 104 votes)

In this luminous tale set in the former Yugoslavia, Perhan, an engaging young Romany with telekinetic powers, is seduced by the quick-cash world of petty crime that threatens to destroy him and those he loves.

The Man Who Cried(2000)

3.1/5 (with 82 votes)

A young refugee travels from Russia to America in search of her lost father and falls in love with a gypsy horseman.

Black Cat, White Cat(1998)

R
| 2h 7min | Comedy, Romance / Love, Crime
3.9/5 (with 244 votes)

Matko is a small time hustler, living by the Danube with his 17-year-old son Zare. After a failed business deal he owes money to the much more successful gangster Dadan. Dadan has a sister, Afrodita, that he desperately wants to see get married so they strike a deal: Zare is to marry her.

The Crazy Stranger(1997)

3.9/5 (with 26 votes)

A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.

Directed by Tony Gatlif - With Romain Duris, Rona Hartner, Adrian Minune

I Even Met Happy Gypsies(1967)

1h 34min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 9 votes)

The protagonist, Bora, is a charming but mean-spirited gypsy, while his older wife, Lence, is submissive. Bora is in love with the younger Tisa, who is being offered in marriage by her father. The two get themselves in trouble and eventually have to flee. Tisa rejects her husband and she and Bora get married in the church, and their adventures continue.

Directed by Aleksandar Petrović - With Bekim Fehmiu, Olivera Katarina, Velimir Bata Živojinović, Mija Aleksić, Rahela Ferari, Severin Bijelić, ...

Rose Tinted Dreams(1977)

3.0/5 (with 3 votes)

Jakub, a dreamer and budding magician, juggles between parcels and services rendered to the villagers. His eyes cross that of the beautiful gypsy Jolanka. Together, they will try to live a first and big love, despite the pressure of their respective communities.

Angelo My Love(1983)

R
| 1h 55min | Drama
2.8/5 (with 1 vote)

Angelo My Love delves into the little understood and fascinating world of New York gypsies. Using real gypsies playing fictional versions of themselves. This critically acclaimed film explores the lifestyle, rites, myths and passions of the tight-knit urban subculture. Twelve year-old Angelo Evans is the street-wise. Charmingly precocious son of a fortune teller. When the boy accuses a sleazy gypsy, Steve "Patalay" Tsigonoff, and his foul-mouthed wife, Millie, of stealing an ancestral ring, he chases them to Canada. Angelo wants the ring for his future bride, Patricia, and nearly disgraces the family to get it back. Along the way, Duvall presents an extraordinary slice of gypsy life, highlighting there music and tribal customs, a wedding and a "kris" - the gypsies' court of justice. His film has a spontaneity and exuberance that make it a one-of-a-kind experience.

Directed by Robert Duvall - With Michael Evans, Jennifer Youngs

Freedom(2009)

1h 51min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 9 votes)

A Gypsy family travels the French roads during the Second World War, followed by Little Claude, a young boy seeking a new family after his parents "left and never returned". Upon reaching a town where they traditionally stop for a few months and work in vineyards, they learn that a new law forbids them from being nomadic. Theodore, the town's mayor, and Miss Lundi, the schoolteacher, protect and help the Gypsies. Despite this, They are arrested and placed in an internment camp. Theodore manages to rescue them and gives them a piece of property where they must settle. But the Gypsies' deeply ingrained thirst for freedom makes this sedentary lifestyle difficult to bear. After Theodore and Miss Lundi are arrested for resistance, the Gypsies decide they must get back on the move in order to remain free.

Gypsy(2011)

1h 40min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

For 14-year-old Adam, the world of his poor Romany village has only two joys: boxing and Julka, a friend his same age. But after the violent death of his father, the boy experiences life’s harsher side: his mother remarries and his stepfather demands obedience without seeking to deserve Adam’s respect. Gradually everything the boy was attached to starts to fall apart around him, and if his dead father hadn’t visited him he wouldn’t even know which path to take. The inexperience of youth, loneliness, and impulsiveness prevent him from using reason and cool consideration to face the obstacles in his way, and he even sometimes provokes those who stand by him. And thus he finds himself in a situation for which there is only one solution.

Directed by Martin Šulík - With Attila Mokos, Rebeka Poláková

Concrete Pharaohs(2010)

47min | Documentary

Welcome to the picturesque world of the Kaldarash Roma – a closed community of no more than 1 million people all over the world. 'Concrete Pharaohs' take us on a journey into the lifestyle and traditions of the most hidden and intriguing Roma communities. A charismatic Gypsy baron will walk us through his stories and his new house. We will learn the hot trends in Roma tombstone design. We will go down into the underground homes of African granite, furnished with beds, wardrobes, stereos and a charged cell phone – a direct line to the other world. A celebration of life and afterlife in all of their manifestations.

Directed by Jordan Todorov

Gipsy Magic(1997)

2h 13min | Comedy
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

In modern-day Macedonia, East Indian gypsy Taip (Miki Manojlovic) becomes friends with UN peacekeeper Riju and introduces him to his life of squalor. When Taip's mother dies, he collects government money for the funeral -- but then she comes back to life. Shown at the 1997 Montreal Film Festival.

Directed by Stole Popov - With Miki Manojlović, Antony Zaki, Katina Ivanova, Bekir Adnan
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