The Fall of Otrar (1991)

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The Fall of Otrar (1991)
Gibel Otrara (original title)

This historical epic charts political intrigue among the Kipchaks, a confederation of tribes on the steppes of central Asia, before they were overrun by Genghis Khan.
Soviet Union
Kazakhstan
IMDb  6.6 /10
Creators
Director Ardak Amirkulov
Writer Aleksey German
Writer Svetlana Karmalita
Information
Release Date2002-08-23
Runtime2h 56mins
GenreDrama, History, War
Content Rating
Awards1 win.
CompanyKazakhfilm Studios
CountrySoviet Union, Kazakhstan
LanguageMandarin, Kazakh, Mongolian
Dokhdurbek Kydyraliyev
Dokhdurbek Kydyraliyev
Undzhu (as Dokha Kydyraliyev)
Tungyshpai Zhamankulov
Tungyshpai Zhamankulov
Kaiyrkhan (as Tungyshbai Dzhamankulov)
Abdurashid Makhsudov
Abdurashid Makhsudov
Mukhamedshakh
Zaur Zekhov
Zaur Zekhov
Yalbach (as Zauirbii Zekhov)
Dinnen Bezeyen
Sabira Atayeva
Sabira Atayeva
Pyotr Morozov
Pyotr Morozov
Sh. Khakimzhanov
Sh. Khakimzhanov
Ali Tukhuzhev
Ali Tukhuzhev
(as A. Tukudzhev)
A. Ashikonov
A. Ashikonov
Suren Khugayev
Suren Khugayev
(as S. Khugayev)
I. Arsenyev
I. Arsenyev
K. Zauirbekov
K. Zauirbekov
Yu. Tuyu-Tyan
Yu. Tuyu-Tyan

The Fall of Otrar

The Fall of Otrar (Kazakh: Гибел Отрара, Gıbel Otrara) is a 1991 Kazakhstani drama film directed by Ardak Amirkulov. The film was selected as the Kazakhstani entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 65th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.


Cast

  • Dokhdurbek Kydyraliyev as Undzhu (as Dokha Kydyraliyev)
  • Tungyshpai Zhamankulov as Kaiyrkhan (as Tungyshbai Dzhamankulov)
  • Bolot Beyshenaliev as Shinvyskhan
  • Abdurashid Makhsudov as Mukhamedshakh
  • Zaur Zekhov as Yalbach (as Zauirbii Zekhov)
  • Kasym Zhakibayev as Dinnen Bezeyen