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KHADAK

by Jessica Woodworth, Peter Brosens

synopsis

Set in the frozen steppes of Mongolia, Khadak tells 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 sublime revolution ensues.

international title: Khadak
original title: Khadak
working title: The Colour of Water
country: Belgium, Germany, Netherlands
sales agent: Telepool
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Jessica Woodworth, Peter Brosens
film run: 110'
release date: BE 21/02/2007
screenplay: Jessica Woodworth, Peter Brosens
cast: Khayankhyarvaa Batzul, Dagvadorj Dugarsuren, Byamba Tsetsegee, Banzar Damchaa, Dashnyam Tserendarizav, Enkhtaivan Uuriintuya, Namsrai Otgontogos
cinematography by: Rimvydas Leipus
production: Bo Films, ma.ja.de Filmproduktions-GmbH, Lemming Film, Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds VAF, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg MBB, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung MDM, Nederlands Fonds voor de Film NFF, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Communauté française de Belgique et les télédistributeurs wallons
distributor: Cinéart, Contact Film (NL), Pegasos (DE), Cineworx (CH)
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