Muhr AsiaAfrica Short
Kyrgyzstan / 2010 / Kyrgyz dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / DVCam / 15 minutes

Winner of Muhr AsiaAfrica / Short /First Prize: Nargiza Mamatkulova (Director)


Traditionally, the Kyrgyz are most respectful of the sanctity of marriage. This charming film tells of the unexpected arrival of an old friend of the mistress of the house, to a family with a girl who has reached marriageable age. The guest is accompanied by her son. The woman departs, leaving the son to help with the household. The young man and the girl work together, putting new plaster on the house, but they are embarrassed, and do not converse. However, an inquisitive and timid dialogue of looks is established between them.



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