Keswick Film Festival

Saturday 18th February 2:15 PM - Theatre By The Lake


Director: Gulshat Omarova Country: Kazakhstan
Cert: 15 Year: 2004 Length: 86 minsLanguage: Russian
2006 Festival

Audience Reaction

Score: 75.78% Attendance: 58


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Lonely and with few friends, Shiza's introduction to the world of work is to provide fighters for illegal bare-knuckle boxing. His life is drastically changed when he falls in love with a dead fighter's girlfriend. The beauty, drama and sheer scale of Kazakhstan's landscape, from the steppes to the mountains, are vividly captured in this poetic, tender and convincing film.

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