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Films From Kazakhstan

"Harmony Lessons is a bona fide tour de force … endearing and repulsive, funny and tragic, appealing and terrifying, and never short of compelling." – Film Comment ... This debut feature from writer/director Emir Baigazin takes us to a school in a remote village of Kazakhstan, where ... Read more
“You cannot look away from Darezhan Omirbaev's Student, as you can't look away from any of the Kazakh director's films.” - MUBI Notebook ... Deemed by Jean-Luc Godard “one of the most outstanding film directors of today”, Darezhan Omirbayev continues his penchant for adapting classic ... Read more
A young man works in a foundry and leads a solitary life. He looks to the sky for inspiration and the opportunity to experience a better way of life. ... Read more
A patient journey to the heart of the ancient Central Asian steppe where one man is hunting for treasure. But perhaps he's also trying to save his soul… Driven by a mysterious force, a Parisian teacher heads east. When his car breaks down in Kazakhstan, he decides to continue on foot ... Read more
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