Topurak Kyrgyz film selected in competition at International Film Festival in Cyprus

The selection committee of the festival of short films on Cyprus included in the International Competition Program Topurak film (“Dust of Earth”, “Kyrgyzfilm 2014) directed by Cholponay Borubaeva. This IA «» said The film critic Gulbara Tolomushova informs news agency.

According to her, the festival will be held in October in Limassol.

The film tells the story of how suddenly an unexpected guest from the past bursts into in a calm and measured life of the spouses – the old man Kanybek and the old woman Bermet – and he almost literally reveals hardly healing spiritual wounds of all three. The film reveals dramatic fate of the characters: their hopes, not realized dreams, humility and fear, joy and despair – the whole palette of complex human relationships.

Topurak has already won several awards: Grand Prix of “Kyrgyzstan – the country of short films”  national contest; Grand Prix of the Forum of Umut Young Cinema and Youth Jury Prize; it won in the category of Best Short Film of Ak Ilbirs National Award.

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