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BESHKEMPIR: THE ADOPTED SON

Beshkempir

Directed by Aktan Abdykalykov
Kyrgyzstan, France, 1998
Drama

Synopsis

The people of Kyrgyzstan have an ancient tradition: the parents of a large family offer a baby to a childless couple. One day, teenage Azate learns he is an adopted son. His once happy and carefree life is turned upside down.

Synopsis

The people of Kyrgyzstan have an ancient tradition: the parents of a large family offer a baby to a childless couple. One day, teenage Azate learns he is an adopted son. His once happy and carefree life is turned upside down.

Beshkempir: The Adopted SonDirected byAktan Abdykalykov

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Awards & Festivals

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Sundance Film Festival
1999
Locarno International Film Festival
1998 | 2 wins including: Silver Leopard
1998 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

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