Tag Archives: Kirghiz

The Light Thief
6.4

The Light Thief

Mar. 02, 2011

The Light Thief

The main hero of the film is an electrician with a far greater effect on the people around him than his job defines. He is the last link in a ...
The Adopted Son
6.9

The Adopted Son

Aug. 11, 1998

The Adopted Son

In a Kyrgyz village, five older women adopt an infant foundling. Jump ahead about 12 years: the boy, Beshkempir, is entering puberty, the age, ...
Centaur
6.6

Centaur

Dec. 28, 2017

Centaur

Centaur lives a modest life with his family in rural Kyrgyzstan until he abruptly becomes the center of attention when he is caught stealing a ...
The Chimp
6.2

The Chimp

May. 01, 2001

The Chimp

The Chimp is the nickname of a teenage boy (with large ears) who lives in the small town of Balyktchy, Kirghizstan, a former part of the USSR in ...
Tengri: Blue Heavens
6.5

Tengri: Blue Heavens

Jul. 10, 2008

Tengri: Blue Heavens

This is a love story set in the steppes of Central Asia of today. Temür a thirty year old Kazakh decides to start life again in his ancestral ...
Jamilia
6.5

Jamilia

Feb. 18, 2018

Jamilia

Jamilia is the heroine of the classic Kyrgyz novel about a young woman who, having been forced to marry, fled with her lover. Fifty years later, ...
Goodbye, Gyulsary!
7.4

Goodbye, Gyulsary!

Dec. 01, 1969

Goodbye, Gyulsary!

Based on Chingiz Aitmatov’s novel “Farewell, Gyulsary!” The story of Tanabai the blacksmith, father of three children, who upon ...