Most Popular Mongolian-Language Feature Films
Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan
The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world including Russia in 1206. Dir: Sergey Bodrov With: Tadanobu Asano, Amadu Mamadakov, Khulan Chuluun Biography | Drama | History | War 126 mins.
Belle de Jour
A frigid young housewife decides to spend her midweek afternoons as a prostitute. Dir: Luis Buñuel With: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli Drama 101 mins.
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: Kuralay Anarbekova, Aliya Anuarbek, Aliya Telebarisova Action | Adventure | Drama | History
Against the backdrop of a magnificent but harsh natural landscape, a Japanese photojournalist encounters puujee, a young girl who tames wild horses on the Mongolian plains. Dir: Kazuya Yamada 110 mins.
Close to Eden
The shepherd Gombo lives with his wife, three children and grandmother in a tent on the Mongolian steppe... Dir: Nikita Mikhalkov With: Badema, Bayaertu, Vladimir Gostyukhin Drama 119 mins.
Genghis: The Legend of the Ten
A little known fact is that Chinggis Khaan, better known as Genghis Khan, would collect orphans from... Dir: D. Jolbayar, U. Shagdarsuren With: T. Altanshagai, B. Amarcanihan, C. Ariunbyamba Action | History 91 mins.
The Cave of the Yellow Dog
The little nomad girl Nansal finds a baby dog in the mongolian veld, who becomes her best friend - against all rejections of her parents... Dir: Byambasuren Davaa With: Batchuluun Urjindorj, Buyandulam Daramdadi, Nansal Batchuluun Drama 93 mins.
Set in the frozen steppes of Mongolia, a young nomad confronted with his destiny after animals fall victim to a plague which threatens to eradicate nomadism. Dir: Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth With: Batzul Khayankhyarvaa, Tsetsegee Byamba, Banzar Damchaa Drama 104 mins.
Mongolian Ping Pong
Bilike has never seen a ping-pong ball before. He and his family live without electricity and running... Dir: Hao Ning With: Hurichabilike, Geliban, Badema Comedy | Drama 102 mins.
Dir: Mailisi, Saifu With: Liya Ai, Tumen, Basen Adventure | Drama | War 113 mins.