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The Cave Of The Yellow Dog

Nansal, a Mongolian nomadic girl finds a puppy and brings it home but her father believes it to be bad luck. But when the dog saves...

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The Cave Of The Yellow Dog

Die Höhle Des Gelben Hundes Drama

Nansal, a Mongolian nomadic girl finds a puppy and brings it home but her father believes it to be bad luck. But when the dog saves the family’s baby, he finally accepts it. Central to this tale is the belief in the cycle of rebirth between man and dog.

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  • Byambasuren Davaa
  • Batchuluun Urjindorj
    Buyandulam Daramdadi Batchuluun
    Nansal Batchuluun
    Nansalmaa Batchuluun
    Batbayar Batchuluun
  • Mongolia
  • Mongolian
  • 89 MIns
  • 2005

Accolades

Cannes Film Festival, 2005

Palm Dog Winner

San Sebastian Film Festival, 2005

Signis Award – Special Mention

Munich Film Festival, 2005

Audience Award

78th Academy Awards, 2006

Official submission of Mongolia for the Best Foreign Language Film

Critics

Evening Standard

“Strikingly beautiful... Deserves an Oscar.”