Kazakhstan

Nariman Turebaev – Antiromantika (2001)

Young man aged about twenty picks up a beautiful woman to love her for her money.
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Yernar Nurgaliyev – Zhanym, ty ne poverish (2020) 

It all starts off quite trivially, with a young married couple’s quarrel. The husband decides to get away with two friends: a hapless businessman and a local cop. But instead of a peaceful day of fishing, a series of mysterious events await them. Read More »

Darezhan Omirbayev – Darezhan Omirbayev: Educational Films (2015)

Educational film by Darezhan Omirbayev for film schools students.

AUTOGRAPHS
A series of educational films, “Autographs” is a textbook for students of cinema department, which is dedicated to the works of great authors of word cinema. These films show and explore the most colorful and unique pieces that are typical and repetitive directorial techniques from the film (scenes), which are important in the work of one or another author. In the processof viewing and analysis of educational films, students studying filmmaking, film studies, as well as the cinematography, will be able to become better acquainted with the work of the filmmakers of world cinema – identify importa,t artistic techniques and visual solutions, which subsequently formed different directions in the cinema, and made the foundation of the evolution of “cinema language”. Read More »

Volker Schlöndorff – Ulzhan (2007)

Somewhere in the endless steppes of Central Asia lies a treasure. One man holds the key to it, a fragment of an ancient map. But in his restless quest, Charles isn’t looking for fame or glory. He’s looking for a way to heal his wounded soul. He’s looking for love. Ulzhan felt it the first time she laid eyes on him. Read More »

Adilkhan Yerzhanov – Sary mysyq AKA Yellow Cat (2020)

Ex-con Kermek and his beloved Eva want to leave their crime-infested lives on the Kazakh steppes behind. He has a dream: building a movie theater in the mountains. Read More »

Emir Baigazin – Uroki garmonii AKA Harmony Lessons [+Extras] (2013)

Lonely Kazakh teenager Aslan is bullied at his new school. He prepares himself for a bloody revenge on the school bully Bolat. Read More »

Yermek Shinarbayev – Azghyin ushtykzyn’azaby AKA The Place on a Grey Tricorne (1993)

Synopsis
Some days of the young man living in Almaty. Boozes, girlfriends, an idle talk, drugs – here the maintenance of his life. And, seemingly, it for a long time, if not forever. “I didn’t manage to appeal to the Marble Admiral as he turned on heels, precisely the horse who became on racks before the Pole star and specified to me that place on the cocked hat where I will have to carry out the life…” Read More »