Most Popular Kazakh-Language Feature Films
Nomad: The Warrior
An historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan, where a young man is destined to unite the country's three warring tribes. Dir: Sergey Bodrov, Ivan Passer With: Kuno Becker, Jason Scott Lee, Jay Hernandez Drama | History | War 112 mins.
Lonely Kazakh teenager Aslan is bullied at his new school. He prepares himself for a bloody revenge on the school bully Bolat. Dir: Emir Baigazin With: Timur Aidarbekov, Aslan Anarbayev, Mukhtar Andassov Drama 120 mins.
Reketir 2: Vozmezdie
Dir: Akan Satayev With: Farkhad Abdraimov, Maxim Akbarov, Satybaldy Azamat Action | Crime | Drama
Zhauzhürek myng bala
A universal story about the freedom of the human spirit and the struggle against slavery and despotism, about love, loss and betrayal. It is seen through the eyes of simple Kazakh kids and teenagers. Dir: Akan Satayev With: Asylkhan Tolypov, Ayan Utepbergen, Kuralai Anabekova Action | Adventure | Drama | History 90 mins.
Story of a man named Sayan, that had to live through harsh 1990's and make tough decisions. Dir: Akan Satayev With: Aidar Mukhametzhanov, Saken Aminov, Tolepbergen Baisakalov Action | Crime | Drama 80 mins.
Dir: Ermek Tursunov With: Roza Hairullina, Mikhail Karpov, Erzhan Nurymbet Drama
On the steppes of Kazakhstan, Asa lives in a yurt with his sister Samal, her husband Ondas, and their three children... Dir: Sergei Dvortsevoy With: Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Samal Yeslyamova, Ondas Besikbasov Comedy | Drama 100 mins.
The Old Man
This is a survival story - a Hemingway's 'Old Man and the Sea' as if written for our days. Dir: Ermek Tursunov With: Ondas Besikbasov, Erbulat Toguzakov Action | Adventure | Drama 102 mins.
Somewhere in the endless steppes of Central Asia lies a treasure. One man holds the key to it, a fragment of an ancient map... Dir: Volker Schlöndorff With: Philippe Torreton, Ayanat Ksenbai, David Bennent Drama 105 mins.
The Gift to Stalin
A Jewish child deported to Kazakhstan is saved and adopted by Kasym, an old Kazakh railway-man. Kasym gives him a Kazakh name... Dir: Rustem Abdrashev With: Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev, Bakhtiar Khoja, Yekaterina Rednikova Drama 97 mins.