Close to Eden
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Frequently Asked Questions
- How long is Close to Eden?
- Close to Eden is 2 hr long.
- Who directed Close to Eden?
- Nikita Mikhalkov
- Who is Gombo in Close to Eden?
- Bayaertu plays Gombo in the film.
- What is Close to Eden about?
- Goumbo (Bayaertu), a young Mongolian, herds sheep with his wife, Pagma (Badema), on their picturesque land. It's a sleepy, simple existence until a Russian truck driver named Sergei (Vlodimir Gostukhin) falls asleep at the wheel and crashes outside their home. Goumbo takes him in, slaughters a sheep for their dinner, and even has his daughter play accordion for their entertainment. Meanwhile, Sergei amuses his hosts with tales from his life in the city.