City of Wind

Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir

Talents France, Germany, Mongolia, Netherlands, Portugal, Qatar 103 min Spanish premiere Fiction

Synopsis

Ze is a timid 17-year-old shaman. He studies hard at school to succeed in the cold, callous society of modern Mongolia, while communing with his ancestral spirit to help those in his community. But when Ze encounters Maralaa, his senses are awakened and another reality manifests.

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Themes

LoveAsian CinemaComing-of-ageFemale DirectorYouthFirst FeatureReligion

Filmmaker

Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir

She graduated from Dokuz Eylul University in Film Direction. She also has an academic certificate in screenwriting from FAMU. She has taught Film History and Film Directing at the Mongolian Film, Radio and Television School. Her short films have screened at the Cannes Film Festival, Sundance, Busan and Venice, where she won the Golden Lion for best short film for Snow in September. City of Wind is her debut feature film.

Filmography: City of Wind (2023, D'A 2024), Snow in September (short film, 2022), Mountain Cat (short film, 2020)

Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir

Film information

Int. title: City of Wind
Director: Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir
Script: Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir
Contact: Best Friend Forever
With: Tergel Bold-Erdene, Nomin-Erdene Ariunbyamba
Country: France, Germany, Mongolia, Netherlands, Portugal, Qatar
Year: 2023
Format: DCP
Length: 103 min
Language: Mongolian
Subtitles: English, Catalan

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Awards

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL
Best Actor of the Orizzonti Selection

Poster

City of Wind