Call number: dvd-2587

OMIRBAEV, Darezhan
Zhol [La Route] [The Road]

Artcam International, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), in association with Kadam, Artcam - The Netherlands, Kazakh Film, Le Centre National de la Cinématographie, NHK Enterprises 21 Inc, and with the financial support of the Fondation Montecinemaverità, Locarno, the Direction du Développement et de la Coopération, Département Fédéral des Affaires Étrangères, and the Hubert Bals Fund of the International Film Festival, Rotterdam, 2001
Producers: Joël Farges, Elise Jalladeau, Ueda Makoto
Executive producer: Limara Zheksembaeva
Screenplay: Darezhan Omirbaev
Photography: Boris Troshev
Production Design: Marina Trosheva
Amir Kobesov 			Jamshed Usmonov	  	
Amir's mother			Saule Toktybayeva	 	
Amir's wife			Alnur Turgambaeva	 	
Amir's son / Amir as a child	Magzhan Omirbaev	 	
Veronika, the waitress		Valeria Guliaeva	 	
Censorship agent		Valerii Skoribov	 	
Amir's school friend		Mukhamedzhan Alpisbaev	 	
The avenging brother		Serik Aprimov
89 minutes
In Russian with some Kazakh and with optional French and English subtitles


Shilde [Juillet] [July]
Kazakhfil´m, 1988
Screenplay: Darezhan Omirbaev, Leila Akhynzhanova
Photography: Aubakir Suleev
24 minutes
In Russian with optional French subtitles

Region code
Aspect ratio 16: 9 and 4:3
Languages Optional French and English subtitles
Features Two short films:
Omirbaev - Shilde (for details, see above)
'Un éloge lancinant à la steppe', a 'Carnet de tournage' for Zhol, directed by Cloé Drieu, 10 minutes, in French without subtitles
Biographies and filmographies for the director and scriptwriter, Darezhan Omirbaev and the leading actor, Jamshed Usmonov
Two photo galleries, one of the film, and one of production process
Two interviews with the director, one text only, in French and one filmed interview, July 1998, 16 minutes, in French and Russian with optional French subtitles
Source Epicentre Films

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