Kazakh writer-director Seric Aprymov's drama feels like a gentler-tempered, less sophisticated sibling of the recent "Harmony Lessons."
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. After Earth Distributor: Sony The last time M. Night Shyamalan tried his…
ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN -- In the place where Sergei Eisenstein once created agitprop for Stalin to help inspire the Russian effort to beat back the Nazis, Kazakhfilm studios has put $7 million into "Myn…
A roughly faithful adaptation of Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment," despite its setting in contempo Almaty.
MOSCOW -- Julien Leclercq's actioner "The Assault" has been sold to Kazakhstan, which reps the first direct sale of a French pic to the Central Asian country since it gained independence from the…
Kazakh Film, Kazakhstan's state company, has boarded Chuck Russell's 3D adaptation of "1001 Arabian Nights," starring Liam Hemsworth, which will shoot in the oil-and-gas-rich central Asian state next…
Russia's leading independent TV and media group, CTC Media, has achieved record viewing figures for the channel it runs in Kazakhstan, 31 Kanal.
A new wave of local films and co-productions is set to put Kazakhstan on the international movie map.
Actor, producer and director Billy Zane is to produce and direct a co-production with Greek partners of a script he wrote on the island of Paros.
Peculiar yet mesmerizing, "Parallel Voices," the first film in 14 years from one-time eminent exile Rustam Khamdanov (helmer of 1991 Cannes competitor "Anna Karamazov"), reps a unique operatic…
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