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SONGS FROM THE SOUTHERN SEAS

by Marat Sarulu

synopsis

Ivan is Russian, his neighbour Assan is Kazakh. They live in a small village in Kazakhstan. When Ivan’s wife gets pregnant and gives birth to a brown boy, he suspects that she has been cheating on him with Assan. Half a year later, Assan’s wife gives birth to a ginger boy. Whom betrayed whom? A conflict is sparked that won’t fully rest for 15 years.

international title: Songs from the southern seas
original title: Songs from the southern seas
country: Germany, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, France
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Marat Sarulu
screenplay: Marat Sarulu
cast: Irina Ageikina, Aijan Aitenova, Jaidarbek Kunghuzhinov, Yuri Obukhov, Vladimir Yavorsky
producer: Sain Gabdullin, Karsten Stöter, Benny Drechsel, Yuri Obukhov, Guilliaume de Seille
production: Rohfilm GmbH, Arizona Films Productions, Kino Company (KZ), Kinoproba (RU)
backing: World Cinema Fund, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Fonds Sud
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