Kyrgyzstan, France, Germany, Netherlands, Japan, 2017, 89 min.
Production: Oy Art, Kyrgyzfilm, A.S.A.P. Films, Pallas Film, Volya Films, Bitters End
Languages: Kyrgyz, Russian
Script: Aktan Arym Kubat, Ernest Abdyjaparov
Director: Aktan Arym Kubat
DoP: Khasan Kydyraliev
Editor: Petar Markovic
Composer: Andre Matthias
Producers: Altynai Koichumanova, Cedomir Kolar, Marc Baschet, Thanassis Karathanos, Denis Vaslin
Cast: Aktan Arym Kubat, Zarema Asanalieva, Nuraly Tursunkozhoev, Bolot Tentimyshov, Ilimbek Kalmuratov, Taalaikan Abazova, Maksat Mamyrkanov
In a moonlit night a notable racer disappears. In search of the thief, the businessman Karabay finds Sadyr – but here the racer returns, alive and well. Now Sadyr wants to find the real thief – and this is Karabay’s relative, a quiet man called Centaur, who wants to preserve traditions.
Aktan Arym Kubat
Born in the village Kuntuu, Chuisk Region in 1957. Director, scriptwriter, producer, actor. Member of the National Film Academy and National Actor of the Kyrgyz Republic, of the European Film Academy. Winner of the Silver Leopard at Locarno, participant in Cannes. “Centaur” screened in the Berlinale Panorama.
2011 Paradise for Mum
2010 The Light Thief
2001 The Chimp
2000 Beket (short)
1998 Beshkempir: The Adopted Son
1993 The Swing (short)
1992 Where’s Your House, Snail