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10 February 1999 (France) See more »
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In a Kyrgyz village, five older women adopt an infant foundling. Jump ahead about 12 years: the boy... See more » | Add synopsis »
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16 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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A very silent, wonderful movie See more (8 total) »

Cast

 

Directed by
Aktan Arym Kubat  (as Aktan Abdykalykov)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Avtandil Adikulov  writer
Aktan Arym Kubat  writer (as Aktan Abdykalykov)
Marat Sarulu  writer

Produced by
Irizbaj Alybayev .... producer
Marc Baschet .... producer
Frédérique Dumas-Zajdela .... producer
Cédomir Kolar .... producer
 
Original Music by
Nurlan Nishanov 
 
Cinematography by
Khasan Kydyraliyev 
 
Film Editing by
Tilek Mambetova 
 
Art Direction by
Emil Tilelov 
 
Production Management
Mathieu Bompoint .... production supervisor
 
Sound Department
Bakyt Niyaraliyev .... sound
Gaukhar Sidikova .... sound
 
Other crew
Philippe Valentin .... head production accountant
 

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Also Known As:
"Beshkempir" - Kyrgyzstan (original title)
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81 min
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Referenced in Pirated Copy (2004)See more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A very silent, wonderful movie, 20 July 2000
Author: Katharina from Lucerne, Switzerland

Beshkempir is one of the resonable rare films which does not overfill you with a lot of pictures. The story is very simple - the growing up of a young boy in a rural part in Kirgistan - but it contains in a way the whole "meaning of life". The growing up from child to a young adult is shown in a tremendous poetic way

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