Khadak


1h 50m 2006

Brief Synopsis

Set in Mongolia, 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 fa

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Foreign
Release Date
2006
Production Company
Action Preparatoire I2i De La Commission Europeene; Arte; Centre Du Cinema Et De L'Audiovisuel; CinTart; Cineworx; Contact Film Cinemathek; Ma.Ja.De Filmproduktions-GmbH; Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg Gmbh; Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung; Netherlands Film Fund; Telepool Gmbh; Ufund; Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds (Vaf); Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Zdf)
Distribution Company
LIFESIZE/LIFESIZE ENTERTAINMENT; CinTart; Cineworx; Farbfilm-Verleih

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

Set in Mongolia, 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 revolution ensues.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Foreign
Release Date
2006
Production Company
Action Preparatoire I2i De La Commission Europeene; Arte; Centre Du Cinema Et De L'Audiovisuel; CinTart; Cineworx; Contact Film Cinemathek; Ma.Ja.De Filmproduktions-GmbH; Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg Gmbh; Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung; Netherlands Film Fund; Telepool Gmbh; Ufund; Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds (Vaf); Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Zdf)
Distribution Company
LIFESIZE/LIFESIZE ENTERTAINMENT; CinTart; Cineworx; Farbfilm-Verleih

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Lion of the Future award at the 2006 Venice International Film Festival.

Released in United States 2006

Released in United States 2007

Released in United States Fall October 12, 2007

Released in United States January 2007

Released in United States on Video March 4, 2008

Released in United States September 2006

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema Dramatic Competition) January 18-28, 2007.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Visions) September 7-16, 2006.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Climate for Change) September 27-October 12, 2007.

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Venice Days) August 30-September 9, 2006.

Feature film directorial debut for Jessica Woodworth and Peter Brosens.

Released in United States 2006 (Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Venice Days) August 30-September 9, 2006.)

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Climate for Change) September 27-October 12, 2007.)

Released in United States January 2007 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema Dramatic Competition) January 18-28, 2007.)

Released in United States on Video March 4, 2008

Released in United States September 2006 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Visions) September 7-16, 2006.)

Released in United States Fall October 12, 2007 (NY)