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.
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: Erbulat Toguzakov Action | Adventure | Drama 102 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 Abdrashitov With: Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev, Bakhtiar Khoja, Yekaterina Rednikova Drama 97 mins.
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 Utepburgen, 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 Crime | Drama 80 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, Gérard Depardieu With: Gérard Depardieu, Aitzhanov Berik, Natalie Dessay Drama | Music | Mystery | Romance 93 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.
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.
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.