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Atbai's Fight

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  • Swiss Premiere
  • fiction
  • KZ, FR,
  • 2019 | 132 min. | DCP | Colour
  • Language : Kazakh | Russian |
  • Subtitles :
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Cinematography
Yerkinbek Ptyraliyev
Editing
Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Music
Sergey Shegay
Sound
Ilya Gariyev
Cast
Daniyar Alshinov
Assel Sadvakassova
Sanjar Madi
Dinara Baktybayeva
Producer
Olga Khlasheva
Inna Smailova
Serik Abishev
Short Brothers
Sunny Productions
Arizona Productions
Print Contact
Adilkhan Yerzhanov Cooperation
Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Filmobiography

2014 The Owners (selected at FIFF 2015)

2016 The Plague at the Karatas Village (awarded in Rotterdam)
2018 The Gentle Indifference of the World (selected for Un Certain Regard)
2018 Nochnoy Bog
2019 A Dark-Dark Man (selected in San Sebastián)

Atbai is a street thug who is nursing a broken heart. He signs up to a MMA tournament, determined to beat the reigning champion. But the hardened street fighter also sees his participation as a chance to win back his girlfriend, no matter what it takes. Adilkhan Yerzhanov, whose film Constructors was selected for FIFF 2014, confirms his exceptional talent with his tightly shot eighth feature.

This feature film is available on the website cinefile.ch (up until 30th April 2020).

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Conception: Asphalte Design - Développement: Bluesystem