Ademoka's education
Обучение Адемоки
Year of production: 2022
Production country: Kazakhstan
Production company: "Sh.Aimanov "Kazakhfilm" JSC with support of the State Cinema support Center, by order of Ministry of culture and sports of Kazakhstan
Director: Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Producer: Almat Massalim, Serik Abishev, Olga Khlasheva
Screenwriter: Adilkhan Yerzhanov, script-doctor Roelof Jan Minneboo
Composer: Sandro di Stefano
D.O.P.: Azamat Dulatov
Editor: Kanat Sagindikov
Production designer: Yermek Utegenov
Costume designer: Dinara Utegenova
Make up artist: Elgiza Arkin
Sound Director: Ilya Gariyev
Cast: Adema Yerzhanova, Daniyar Alshinov, Bolaat Kalymbetov, Sanjar Madi
Film category: drama
Rating: 12+
Length: 90 min.
The story about a little illegal migrant, Ademoka, who lives in Kazakhstan and is forced to beg in order to survive. At the same time, she is a gifted and talented girl, her dream is to study. Her illegal status and lack of citizenship become a serious obstacle. At some point, Ademoke gets a chance to get an education, and she is unexpectedly helped by a person from whom this could least be expected - philosophy teacher Ahab, a drunkard and a loser...
Selected festival history
  • TashkentIFF (Jury award)
  • «Vkrugusemii»IFF(«Bestactress»)
  • Bridge Fest («Bestfilm», «Bestactress», «Best actor»)
  • WarsawIFF (NETPAC award)
Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Adilkhan is a director and screenwriter, born in Kazakhstan. In 2009 he graduated from the Kazakh National Academy of Arts. T. Zhurgenova, majoring in Directing. Member of the European Film Academy EFA, member of the Academy of the Asia-Pacific Film Award APSA, two-time participant of the Official Program of the Cannes International Film Festival, Participant of the "Horizons" competition program of the 77th Venice International Film Festival and the "New Horizons" competition program of the 79th Venice International Film Festival.

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