26.9. - 5.10.2019

Karoy Kazakhstan 2007 | 95 min | OV | Colour | FF 2008

rated for 0 + years
“Karoy” composes a tableau of cruelty, brutality and forgiveness, set against the backdrop of the sheer endless landscapes of central Asia. It centres on the unscrupulous Azat, who leaves a trail of blood in his wake through humble Kazakh villages. He pillages, rapes and takes advantage of people’s weaknesses. When he pays for his deeds in an unparalleled orgy of violence, he has a Damascene experience. Full of black humour, this drama won the directing prize at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
Orig. Title: Karoy
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Kazak
Section: Agenda 08
Director: Zhanna Issabayeva
Screenplay: Zhanna Issabayeva
Cast: Yerzhan Tusupov, Rimkesh Omarkhanova, Aiman Aimagambetova, Kadirbek Demesin
Producer: Zhanna Issabayeva,Baturzhan Nurshanov
Sprachfassung: OV
Camera: Renat Kossay
Set Designer: Sabit Kurmanbekov
Cutter: Andrey Satirov
Format: 35 mm
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Production: Sun Production