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The Horse Thieves. Roads of Time
The Horse Thieves. Roads of Time
The Horse Thieves. Roads of Time

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Yerlan Nurmukhambetov, Lisa Takeba Moriyama Mirai, Samal Yeslyamova, Madi Minaidarov

Kazakhstan, Japan / 2019 / Kazakh, Russian / 83 minutes / DCP / Colour

The Kazakh steppes form the spectacular setting for an intimate tale of tragedy and revenge that befalls an unsuspecting family. After heading into town to sell his horses, Ondasyn is brutally slain by a band of horse thieves. This shocking act of violence leaves his wife and 10-year-old son in despair, until a former flame, Kairat, reappears on the scene. This slow-burn, almost evasively plotted drama divulges its secrets cautiously, whispered on the winds that haunt its vast, unspoiled emptiness.

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