First screened in March 2019
Director: Darezhan Omirbaev. Cast: Nurlan Baitasov, Mariya Serikbaeva, Edige Bolysbaev, Bakhytzhan Turdaliyeva, Aruzhan Sain, Asel Sagatova, Olga Korotko, Darezhan Omirbaev. Screenplay: Darezhan Omirbaev. Twitter Capsule:
I'm a bit flummoxed by its critical-darling status but I like its stripped-down, contemporary take on Crime and Punishment.
Expresses ambition via austere distillation, rather than "epic" scope. Complex thoughts about political, social, and economic forces.