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Walnut Tree

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Walnut Tree

Directed by Yerlan Nurmukhambetov

  • Kazakhstan 2015; 81 min
  • Original version: Kazakh
  • Genre: Comedy drama
    • New Currents Award - Busan IFF
    • Special Internartional Jury Mention, Critics Special Mention - IFF of Asian Cinema

  • From the director of SILENCE presented at Asian Project Market
    From the director of THE HORSE THIEVES presented at Asian Project Market


A hymn to the lives of ordinary people in which comedic and dramatic themes interweave until the final scenes. A story about a young married couple from the wondrous and extremely picturesque region of southern Kazakhstan. Against the backdrop of villagers going about their daily business, great love is born. The two young people, respecting the history and culture of their families and ancestors, decide to get married according to the local, centuries-old tradition. For this, it is necessary to steal the future bride… Eastern cinema with a great sense of humour.



    Julia Kim