Kazakhstan, 2008, 87 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Russia/France
Topics: Crime, Drama, Environment, Seniors, Woman Director
Program: World Cinema Now
Language: Russian, Kazakh English Sub-Titles
Endowed with psychic powers, Aidai can find lost souls and heal the ailing. But when local gangsters drive her off her land, she's forced to put her life on the line. Part crime thriller, part spiritual journey, Native Dancer reveals the effects of encroaching capitalism on traditional ways of life.
DIRECTOR: Guka Omarova
Producer: Sergei Bodrov, Sergey Selyanov, Sergey Azimov, Natacha Devillers
Editor: Darya Danilova
Screenwriter: Guka Omarova, Sergei Bodrov
Cinematographer: Rafeek Galev
Principal Cast: Nesipkul Omarbekova, Farkhat Amankulov, Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Almat Ayanov, Asel Abutova
Filmography: Schizo (2004)
Print Source: Fortissimo Films
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