The Potato Eaters

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    The Potato Eaters

    Kartop jegishter

    Directed by

    Kazakhstan

    2016

    15 min

    • Kazakh

    Drama, Short

    These people know genuine difficulties and disappointments, but do not succumb for the sake of eating potatoes by the light of a lamp.

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    Credits

    Cast
    Bauyrhzan Nurtaiuly
    Zhenis Saidigani
    Screenplay
    Sharipa Urazbayeva
    Cinematography
    Aleksandr Bogachev
    Editing
    Sharipa Urazbayeva
    Production
    FILMSTAR.KZ
    Sharipa Urazbayeva

    Sharipa Urazbayeva

    Kazakhstan

    When I say that I do not watch so many movies, many moviegoers are surprised... I feel that watching what other directors are doing would make me emulate them and move away from my own freedom. I like movies, but I want to make an honest movie that corresponds to my own truth.

    Sharipa Urazbayeva was born in 1985. Graduated from the Kazakh National Academy of Arts after named T.Zhurgenov in “Film and TV Production” (2010), in 2013 graduated from a filmmaking course in the Zhurgenov Kazakh National Academy of Arts, from a workshop by Georgian director I.M.Kvirikadze. In 2013, she finished an international internship in the study of the technology of film in Lisbon University Nova (Portugal). Her filmography includes THE POTATO EATERS (2016), EGO (2014), MIMI (2013), SOURCE (2012). MARIAM (2019) is her first feature film and premiered at the Locarno FF.

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