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CLOSE TO EDEN

Urga

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Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov
Soviet Union, France, 1991
Drama

Synopsis

The shepherd Gombo lives with his wife, three children and grandmother in a tent on the Mongolian steppe. A Russian truck driver, Serguei, gets stuck with his truck nearby. The cultural gap between Gombo and Serguie seems invincible. But maybe they can learn a few things from each other?

Synopsis

The shepherd Gombo lives with his wife, three children and grandmother in a tent on the Mongolian steppe. A Russian truck driver, Serguei, gets stuck with his truck nearby. The cultural gap between Gombo and Serguie seems invincible. But maybe they can learn a few things from each other?

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Close to EdenDirected byNikita Mikhalkov

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1991 | 2 wins including: OCIC Award
Academy Awards
1993 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film
Independent Spirit Awards
1993 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film
César Awards
1992 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

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