The First Rains of Spring

In the mountains of Tien Shan, hidden far away from any civilzation,lives in a small house a family of shepherds: Kuanysh, the fatherand head of the family, his wife Danagul, his oldest son Ashkatand his two sisters Aigul and Alisher. For over 10 years, shamanDergeley has lived with the family and one day she gathers thefamily around her to make her final announcement. A tale of rebirthand togetherness, framed by the nature of Kazakhstan.

KZ/JP 2013
Regie: Yerlan Nurmukhambetov
80 min, Colour, DCP, OmeU
Festival Des Neuen Heimatsfilms Freistadt 2013

2014, Archive, Feature Film, Fiction Film Award, Fiction Film Competition, Preis des Landes Tirol, Südwind-Award, Südwind-Award Nominated

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