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The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev

Tajikistan’s answer to the Jackson Family. A modern-day Shakespearean tale about a famous Tajik musical family, controlled by their charismatic, funny, yet overbearing patriarch, Papa Alaev, who at the age of 80 is starting to lose his grip on the ‘family business’, sending the clan on a rocky and unsure transition from Monarchy to Democracy.

Festivals and Awards:

DocAviv Festival, Isral, 2016;

Director: Tal Barda, Noam Pinchas

Producer: Serge Gordey, Christine Camdessus, Bruni Burres, Noam Pinchas, Tal Barda

Production Company: The Wonderful Kingdom Films, Alegria Productions

Cinematographer: Uri Ackerman

Editor: Yael Bitton

Soundtrack Editor: Gil Toren, Yossi Apelbaum

Original Soundtrack: The Alaev Family

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Greenhouse Project, Gesher Multicultural Film Fund, Channel 8 - Hot, IKON, arte, CNC, Pais Culture and art council, Cinema Project of the Rabinovitch Foundation, Tribeca Film Institute

Script: Noam Pinchas, Tal Barda

Distributor: Hedva Goldschmist - Go2Films

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: הממלכה המופלאה של פאפא אלייב

Tajikistan’s answer to the Jackson Family. A modern-day Shakespearean tale about a famous Tajik musical family, controlled by their charismatic, funny, yet overbearing patriarch, Papa Alaev, who at the age of 80 is starting to lose his grip on the ‘family business’, sending the clan on a rocky and unsure transition from Monarchy to Democracy.

Festivals and Awards:

DocAviv Festival, Isral, 2016;

Director: Tal Barda, Noam Pinchas

Producer: Serge Gordey, Christine Camdessus, Bruni Burres, Noam Pinchas, Tal Barda

Production Company: The Wonderful Kingdom Films, Alegria Productions

Cinematographer: Uri Ackerman

Editor: Yael Bitton

Soundtrack Editor: Gil Toren, Yossi Apelbaum

Original Soundtrack: The Alaev Family

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Greenhouse Project, Gesher Multicultural Film Fund, Channel 8 - Hot, IKON, arte, CNC, Pais Culture and art council, Cinema Project of the Rabinovitch Foundation, Tribeca Film Institute

Script: Noam Pinchas, Tal Barda

Distributor: Hedva Goldschmist - Go2Films

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: הממלכה המופלאה של פאפא אלייב

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