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The Chimp

Maimil

Directed by Aktan Abdykalykov
France, Kyrgyzstan, 2001
Drama

Synopsis

A young man learns how hard growing up can be in this family themed drama. Maimyl (Mirlan Abdykalykov), or “the Chimp,” is a teenager growing up in a quiet town in the Central Asian nation of Kirgizstan; he gained his nickname thanks to his large, protruding ears.

Synopsis

A young man learns how hard growing up can be in this family themed drama. Maimyl (Mirlan Abdykalykov), or “the Chimp,” is a teenager growing up in a quiet town in the Central Asian nation of Kirgizstan; he gained his nickname thanks to his large, protruding ears.

The ChimpDirected byAktan Abdykalykov

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2001
European Film Awards
2001 | Nominee: European Discovery of the Year

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