Queen of the Gypsies
|Queen of the Gypsies|
|Directed by||Emil Loteanu|
|Written by||Maxim Gorky (story)
|Music by||Eugen Doga|
|Editing by||Nadezhda Vasilyeva|
|Distributed by||Sovexportfilm (US)|
20 October 1976 (Toronto Film Fest.)
April 1979 (US)
|Running time||101 minutes|
Queen of the Gypsies (Russian: Табор уходит в небо, lit. "The gypsy camp goes to heaven"; also known as Gypsies Are Found Near Heaven) is a 1975 Soviet film by Emil Loteanu, loosely based on various works by Maxim Gorky. Set in early 20th century Austria-Hungary, the film tells the love story between the gypsy girl Rada and the horse thief Zobar of Gorky's early 1892 short story "Makar Chudra" (Russian: Макар Чудра).
One of the songs near the introduction of the film had become popular on Youtube as the "Gypsie Song".
It was the most attended movie in the Soviet Union in 1976, with 64.9 million tickets sold.
- Queen of the Gypsies at the Internet Movie Database
- Queen of the Gypsies at AllMovie
- QUEEN OF THE GYPSIES, a Portrait of Carmen Amaya. A documentary on DVD.
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