Production Interviews: Director & Actor Interviews
This critically lauded film centers on a young teen as he tries to navigate the poverty of Kazakhstan in the nineties. When 14-year-old Mustafa begins to work for an illegal boxing organization, he doesn't imagine how his new job will affect his life. As he watches one of his recruits dies from injuries from the fight, the dying boxer gives Mustafa money to bring to his girlfriend Zina. When Mustafa meets her and her young son, he realizes that there may be more to life, love, and family than he had previously thought. In Russian with English subtitles.
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