About

Veteran Russian writer-director Nikita Mikhalkov's film about the impact of modern civilization on an idyllic part of Mongolia won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and was nominated for an Oscar as Best Foreign Film. A farmer (Bayyartu) and his wife, who live in a rural part of Inner Mongolia, have three children. Chinese population control policies prevent them from having any more. Th...

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Directed by

Nikita Mikhalkov

Written by

Rustam Ibragimbekov (Screenplay)

Runtime

119 minutes

Country

France, Russia

Language

Russian

Cast

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film