MOVIES

Khadak

Director
Jessica Hope Woodworth, Peter Brosens
Starring
Banzar Damchaa, Batzul Khayankhyarvaa, Tsetsegee Byamba
DRAMA 104min

Set in the frozen steppes of Mongolia, Khadak tells the epic story of Bagi, a young nomad confronted with his destiny to become a shaman. A plague strikes the animals and the nomads are forcibly relocated to desolate mining towns. Bagi saves the life of a beautiful coal thief, Zolzaya, and together they reveal the plague was a lie fabricated to eradicate nomadism. A sublime revolution ensues.

(Mongolian with English subtitles)

TRAILER

• Lion of the Future Award – 2006 Venice International Film Festival
• “A marvelously acted, brave and absorbing film. Catch it whenever and wherever you can.” – Salon
• “Gorgeous…Khadak is a trippy spectacle.” – New York Times


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