Running To The Sky

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Twelve-year-old Jekshen, an exceptional runner, lives in a beautiful mountain village in Kyrgyzstan. His parents are divorced, and life with his alcoholic father is difficult. Lonely Jekshen only has his girlfriend from school and his father’s friends for support. They encourage him to take part in a big race—a race that could change his life for the better.

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Director: Mirlan Abdykalykov
Genre: Drama
Original title: Jo Kuluk
English title: RUNNING TO THE SKY
Country of production: Kyrgyzstan
Year of production: 2019
Length: N/A
Color: Colour
Shooting format: 4K-6K
Screening format: DCP 2K DCI Flat (1998x1080) (1:1,85; 5.1, un-encrypted)
Original language: Kyrgyz, Russian

Subtitles: English
Cast: Temirlan Asankadyrov, Ruslan Orozakunov, Meerim Atantaeva, Ilimbek Kalmuratov
Scriptwriter: Ernest Abdyjaparov, Mirlan Abdykalykov
Director of photography: Talant Akynbekov
Editor: Evgeniy Krokhmalenko
Sound design: Mars Tugelov
Sound mixing: Mars Tugelov
Music: Murzali Jeenbaev
Producers: Altynai Koichumanova
Production company: Oy Art
Supported by: Department of Cinema under the Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism (Kyrgyzstan), Bilimkana Foundation (Kyrgyzstan)


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