Beshkempir (The Adopted Son) Reviews

July 22, 2005
May 27, 2004
Aktan Abdikalikov's film recalls more than anything else some of the most compelling rock videos of the early '90s, like Deep Forest's "Sweet Lullaby" with a heavy dose of Metallica's "Unforgiven" video thrown in.
March 5, 2002
This visually elegant coming-of-age drama directed by Aktan Abdykalykov vividly conveys the rhythms of ordinary life in a rural community.
February 14, 2001
Offers a new and distant culture that's really not so different from our own.
February 10, 1998