Trailer for acclaimed Kazakh film Tulpan, a gorgeous mix of tender comedy, ethnographic drama and wildlife extravaganza set on the steppes of Kazakhstan…
Directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy, the 2008 movie has won multiple international accolades including the Prix Un Certain Regard at Festival de Cannes, and Grand Prix at Tokyo Film Festival etc.
The movie tells the story of Asa, a former Russian navy who returns to his sister’s nomadic brood in the desolate steep to begin his life as a shepherd.
But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa must prove his worth as a husband and herder to the landlord, which means he’ll have to win the hand of Tulpan, the only eligible bachelorette for miles.
With references from Zeitgeist Films.