To Get to Heaven, First You Have to Die

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To Get to Heaven, First You Have to Die
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Directed by Jamshed Usmonov
Produced by Denis Carot
Written by Jamshed Usmonov
Starring Khurshed Golibekov
Music by Pierre Aviat
Cinematography Pascal Lagriffoul
Edited by Jacques Comets
Distributed by Elzévir Films, Rézo Films
Release date(s) 4 October 2006
Running time 95 minutes
Country Tajikistan
Language Tajik, Russian

To Get to Heaven, First You Have to Die (Tajik: Bihisht faqat baroi murdagon) is a 2006 film directed by Jamshed Usmonov.

Plot[edit]

Kamal, a young man, is trapped into a loveless marriage in a rural village. He moves to a big city to seek his fortune and falls in love with Vera, a beautiful woman who, alas, is married. However, having got involved with organised crime, he finds that her husband is one of the mafiosi for whom he works. He uses this to his advantage, seeing Vera more and more often.

Cast[edit]

Release[edit]

The film débuted at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival on 23 May.[1] It was released properly in France on 4 October of the same year, as well as being released in Poland, Estonia, Serbia, Mexico, Argentina and Hong Kong.

International titles[edit]

  • Original Tajik: Bihisht faqat baroi murdagon - Биҳишт фақат барои мурдагон
  • English: To Get to Heaven, First You Have to Die
  • German: Um in den Himmel zu kommen muss man zuerst sterben
  • French: Pour aller au ciel, il faut mourir
  • Spanish: Para llegar al cielo primero hay que morir

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: To Get to Heaven, First You Have to Die". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-12-14. 

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