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Aurora

In this black comedy, a sanatorium isolated in the mountains becomes a microcosm of Kyrgyzstan; its residents comprise of a tourist, a TV host, a...

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Aurora

Comedy

In this black comedy, a sanatorium isolated in the mountains becomes a microcosm of Kyrgyzstan; its residents comprise of a tourist, a TV host, a pervert, Chinese businessmen and drugged-up youths. Excised in linear time, reality dissolves into fantasy.

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Details

  • Bekzat Pirmatov
  • Albina Imashova
    Marat Amiraev
    Bolot Tenyimishev
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Kyrgyz
    Russian
  • 100 mins
  • 2018

Accolades

Busan International Film Festival, South Korea, 2018

New Currents, World Premiere

Critics

The Film Stage

"Pirmatov shows remarkable talent in non-linear, expressionistic storytelling."

The Hollywood Reporter

"Kyrgyzstan has selected Bekzat Pirmatov's Aurora as its submission for the best international feature film category at the 2020 Oscars. Aurora is Pirmatov's debut feature."