1988 July (short)
2001 The Road
He was born in Kazakhstan in 1958. A film critic and theorist, he studied film direction at Moscow’s VGIK, from where he graduated in 1987. In 1992, he made his first feature, Kairat, which won the Silver Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival, the Silver Montgolfière at the Festival des Trois Continents in Nantes, and the Critics’ Award at the Strasburg Film Festival. His film Heartbeat was screened at the Venice Film Festival in 1995 and won the Special Jury Award at the Nantes Festival.
Student / Darezhan Omirbayev
A student of philosophy suffers from lack of money and loneliness. He decides to kill the owner of a shop and will then discover the power of conscience. When he falls in love with a girl, he has to take responsibility for his actions. The script is based on Dostoevsky’s novel Crime and Punishment.
|With:||Nurlan Baitasov (the student), Maya Serikbayeva (Saniya), Edige Bolysbayev (the poet), Bakhytzhan Turdaliyeva (student’s mother)|
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