If you see only one comic love story from Kazakhstan this year, choose this prize-winning honey. Tulpan is the saga of Asa, a shy young man who searches for a wife under extreme conditions. He’s a nomadic shepherd just returned from military service, the Kazakh steppe he calls home is vast and empty ?beyond imagining, and the only eligible young lady for miles around — her name’s Tulpan — rejects him because of his big ears. There’s no room for mush in filmmaker Sergey Dvortsevoy’s triumphant, intimate drama, not when the necessities of daily life are so elemental, and so tenderly observed. A
Posted April 11 2009 — 12:00 AM EDT
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