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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A solitary philosophy student steers his directionless life toward a violent crime, spurred on by a... Dir: Darezhan Omirbayev With: Ermek Ahmetov, Erkebulan Almanov, Amangeldy Aytaly Drama 90 mins.
Beyond the Steppes
"Beyond the steppes" tells the story of a woman's forced journey to the steppes of Central Asia. Dir: Vanja d'Alcantara With: Agnieszka Grochowska, Aleksandra Justa, Tatiana Tarskaya Drama 90 mins.
La voix des steppes
A little boy Anatole lives in 1960s in the steppe in Kazakhstan with his parents-archaeologists. One... Dir: Yermek Shinarbayev With: Gérard Depardieu, Aitzhanov Berik, Natalie Dessay Drama | Music | Mystery | Romance 93 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.