The film “The Horse Thieves. Roads of Time” is preparing for release in France
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Feature Film “The Horse Thieves. Roads of Time” directed by Yerlan Nurmukhambetov (Kazakhstan) and Liza Takeba (Japan) is preparing to be released in France. According to the producer of the film, Julia Kim, French viewers will be able to watch the film in cinemas from December 16, 2020.
- Despite the great difficulties associated with the pandemic, the film has already managed to take part in the film festivals of Busan, Tokyo, Gothenburg, Shanghai and Helsinki and will be shown in the competition of the German Cottobus Film Festival and the Asian Film Festival in Toronto very soon, - said the producer.
The film “The Horse Thieves. Roads of Time” tells the story of a friendly family, whose life’s serenity was overnight destroyed by a gang of horse thieves who killed the father of the family. Grievingly experiencing the death of his father, 12-year-old Olzhas is forced to withstand the trials that befell him and his little sisters. In a moment of despair a mysterious stranger begins to help the family.
The main roles of the Kazakh-Japanese film starred: the winner of the prize for the best actress at the Cannes Film Festival Samal Yeslyamova, the famous Japanese actor Mirai Moriyama, the Kazakh theater and film actor Dulyga Akmolda and the aspiring actor Madi Menaydarov.
“Kazakhfilm” and the Japanese company “Tokyo New Cinema” took part in the production of the film.