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Khadak (2007)

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Set in the frozen steppes of Mongolia, "Khadak" tells the epic story of Bagi, a young nomad confronted with his destiny after animals fall victim to a plague which threatens to eradicate nomadism.

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Cast

Banzar Damchaa
as Grandfather
Bat-Erdene Damdinsuren
as Zolzaya's Brother
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Critic Reviews for Khadak

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (11)

There's an eerie, magical quality to the political and symbolist fable embedded in Khadak, a visually beautiful film about disappearing nomadic culture on the harsh steppes of Mongolia.

November 2, 2007 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

It gorgeously recalls Fellini and Koyaanisqatsi and hauntingly pits ancient tradition against science, oppression and industrial rot.

October 18, 2007 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Khadak is beautifully filmed and energetically acted, with standout performances by newcomer Tsetsegee Byamba as Zolzaya and Batzu Khayankhyarvaa as Bagi.

October 12, 2007 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Even when their picture wanders from any reasonable path, it's never less than stunning to look at.

October 12, 2007 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

A marvelously acted, brave and absorbing film. Catch it whenever and wherever you can.

October 11, 2007

Khadak makes the most of Mongolia's vast horizons and swallowing space, the grandeur of emptiness, together with precisely composed pictures, making the whole thing seem like one of Bagi's visions.

October 11, 2007 | Rating: 3/4

Audience Reviews for Khadak

½

Not sure why I rented this one, I think it must have been on some film Festival list. Anyway it was out there,

Bruce Bruce
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