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by Aktan Arym Kubat


In the slums of the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek lives fifty-year-old Centaur; a simple man, who lives with his wife and son. In a former life he was a horse thief, but nowadays he leads a peaceful life. Then one day a certain Satyr shows up at Centaur’s house. He challenges him to steal the famous horse of a very famous man making Centaur once again the center of attention in the slum. In the mosque, people say that Centaur, who has never been very religious, prepares for the Hajj.

international title: Centaur
original title: Centaur
country: Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, Germany, France
sales agent: The Match Factory
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Aktan Arym Kubat
film run: 99'
release date: FR 31/01/2018
screenplay: Ernest Abdyjaparov, Aktan Arym Kubat
cast: Aktan Arym Kubat, Bolot Tentimyshov, Zarema Asanalieva, Ilim Kalmuratov, Taalaikan Abazova, Nurali Tursunkojoev, Maksat Mamyrkanov
cinematography by: Khasan Kydyraliyev
film editing: Petar Marković
art director: Adis Seitaliev
costumes designer: Inara Abdieva
music: André Matthias
producer: Čedomir Kolar, Thanassis Karathanos, Denis Vaslin, Gulmira Kerimova, Altynai Koichumanova
production: ASAP Films, Pallas Film GmbH, Volya Films, Oy Art Film Producing Company (KG)
distributor: Epicentre Films
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