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94 Ratings

Moon Father

Luna Papa

Germany, 1999
Comedy, Drama


Mamlakat is an aspiring actress, sister to a mad brother who falls for the lies of an actor in a theater company passing through her village. After the guy promises to make her an actress, Mamlakat sleeps with him. He’s gone in the morning, but leaves behind undeniable proof of the night’s events…

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Moon Father Directed by Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov

Awards & Festivals

Brussels Film Festival

2000 | Winner: Young European Jury Award

2000 | Special Mention: FIPRESCI Prize

Tokyo International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Best Artistic Contribution Award

Russian Guild of Film Critics

2000 | Winner: Best Film (Golden Aries)