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Running To The Sky

Running To The Sky

JO KULUK
2019Films Drama1 h 28 mins
Twelve-year-old Jekshen is an exceptional runner living in a beautiful mountain village in Kyrgyzstan. Struggling to live with his divorced alcoholic father, Jeksen sees an upcoming big race as an opportunity to change his life for the better.
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Running To The Sky
Running To The Sky

Running To The Sky

JO KULUK
2019Films Drama1 h 28 mins
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Running To The Sky
Details
Twelve-year-old Jekshen, an exceptional runner, lives in a beautiful mountain village in Kyrgyzstan. His parents are divorced, and life with his alcoholic father is difficult. Lonely Jekshen only has his girlfriend from school and his father’s friends for support. They encourage him to take part in a big race—a race that could change his life for the better.
Director
Mirlan Abdykalykov
Country
Kyrgyzstan
Language
Russian
Kyrgyz

Details
Twelve-year-old Jekshen, an exceptional runner, lives in a beautiful mountain village in Kyrgyzstan. His parents are divorced, and life with his alcoholic father is difficult. Lonely Jekshen only has his girlfriend from school and his father’s friends for support. They encourage him to take part in a big race—a race that could change his life for the better.
Director
Mirlan Abdykalykov
Country
Kyrgyzstan
Language
Russian
Kyrgyz

Accolades
Running To The Sky
FIPRESCI Prize
Busan International Film Festival, 2019
Running To The Sky
Running To The Sky
Official Submission of Kyrgyzstan for 'Best International Feature Film'
93rd Academy Awards, 2021
Running To The Sky
Running To The Sky
FIPRESCI Prize
Busan International Film Festival, 2019
Running To The Sky
Running To The Sky
Official Submission of Kyrgyzstan for 'Best International Feature Film'
93rd Academy Awards, 2021
Running To The Sky
Running To The Sky
FIPRESCI Prize
Busan International Film Festival, 2019
Running To The Sky
Running To The Sky
Official Submission of Kyrgyzstan for 'Best International Feature Film'
93rd Academy Awards, 2021
Running To The Sky

Trivia
Mirlan Abdykalykov’s father, Aktan Arym Kubat (or Aktan Abdykalykov) is perhaps Kyrgyzstan’s best-known filmmaker (The Chimp, The Adopted Son)
Critics
...'as visually epic and emotionally rich'
The Hollywood Reporter
...'expressive central performance from Temirlan Asankadyrov'
Screen Daily
...'extremely engaging… Compact and well-paced'
Screen Daily

Meet the Cast
Temirlan Asankadyrov

Temirlan Asankadyrov

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Ruslan Orozakunov

Meerim Atantaeva

Meerim Atantaeva

Meet the Cast
Temirlan Asankadyrov

Temirlan Asankadyrov

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Ruslan Orozakunov

Meerim Atantaeva

Meerim Atantaeva

Directors

Mirlan Abdykalykov

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