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The Mongolian people from long ago had a tradition of three cultural games: Mongolian wrestling, racing horses and archery. This story will focus on the horse racing tradition. The town's best horse race trainer Bold, has a prized horse but he still has to find its rider. After hearing this thetownspeople recommend Dambii's eldest son Dorj to be the rider. Dambii lives with his wife, Dolgor and three sons, Dorj (12 years old), Byambaa (8 yrs old) Nanzaa (4 yrs old) in the vast countryside in Mongolia. All of Dambii's sons have a knack for the horse. Bold decides to ask Dambii's son Dorj to be the rider for his horse. Dambii's middle son Byambaa gets angry he wasn't chosen to ride and decides to train his own horse in secret.

Original Title Children of Genghis
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +6
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 101'
Production Year 2017
Nationality Mongolia
Directed by Zolbayar Dorj
Screenplay Zolbayar Dorj
Director of photography Angarag Davaasuren
Editor Gantulga Urtnasan
Production Design Goosh Tudev
Music Ulziibayar Shatar
Main cast Dorjsambuu Dambii (Byambaa)
Ankhnyam Ragchaa (Dolgor)
Batmend Baast (Dambii)
Dorj Dambii (Dorj)
Batnairamdal Tsewegjaw (Bold)
Brittany Belt (Sarah)
Produced by Angarag Davaasuren, Altantsetseg Jarantai

--- regista --- dorj zolbayarZolbayar Dorj
Born July 15 1972 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Director, producer, cinematographer and writer, he debuted in 1996, directing the film AMOUR. In the following years he worked as editor, cinematographer and director. He directed the films: ONE NIGHT (1998), BALLAD OF CRAZY LOVE (2001), I WISH MY MOTHER’S KISS (2002), SMELL OF WATER (2005), NO RIGHT TO DIE (2008), THREE MEANINGFULL HEADS (2011), GENGHIS LEGEND OF THE TEN (2012), CHILDREN OF GENGHIS (2017).

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