Monday at the Movies



Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari . . . is a 2012 Russian comedy-drama directed by Aleksei Fedorchenko. The film was shot in Mari language and tells 23 different tales influenced by the Mari folklore. Each of these stories represents the specific approach to sexuality of “the last authentic pagans in Europe.”

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The film won the main prize at the 12th New Horizons Film FestivalWrocław, and was screened in the Vanguard section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.[2]


One response to “Monday at the Movies

  1. The Mari people are fascinating—I have seen other short documentaries about them. It looks as though Netflix does not have this, but maybe one of the YouTube versions will have English subtitles!

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