A FATHER'S WILL

ATANYN KEREEZI

By Dastan ZHAPAR UUULU, Bakyt MUKUL

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First film - Completed 2016

After living in the US for 15 years, Azat flies back to Kyrgyzstan to try and save the honor of his family by repaying his father’s debts to the villagers.

Festivals
& Awards

Eurasia International Film Festival 2016
Tulpar Award, Best Central Asia film
Minsk International Film Festival 2016
Special prize of the CIS Executive Committee “Cinema without Borders”
Asian World Film Festival 2016
Official Selection
Montreal World Film Festival 2016
First Films World Competition - Golden Zenith for the Best First Fiction Feature film
Durban International Film Festival 2017
Best Feature Film
Academy Awards 2017
Kyrgyzstan’s Official Entry
Golden Globe Awards 2017
Kyrgyzstan’s Official Submission
Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2017
Nominated Best Screenplay
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • First film, Social issues, Drama
    • Countries
    • KYRGYZSTAN
    • Languages
    • KYRGYZ
    • Duration
    • 112 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Dastan ZHAPAR UUULU, Bakyt MUKUL
    • Writer(s)
    • Dastan ZHAPAR UUULU, Bakyt MUKUL
    • Producer(s)
    • Gulmira KERIMOVA (ElFilm), Ermek MUKUL (ElFilm), Ainagul TOKABAEVA (Kyrgyzfilm)
    • Synopsis
    • After living as an immigrant in the USA for 15 years, Azat flies to Kyrgyzstan to his family village. His father, Murat, died in the USA a year ago. It was his dying wish to pay back the money he owed to the villagers. Azat discovers the family home derelict. Choro, the younger brother of Murat, and their relations left a long time ago. Despite most villagers not liking him. One day, Choro, who was imprisoned because of Murat, arrives and the most important question about Murat's will is decided.
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