Most of all, it works as a tale of hope and faith as mother camel and calf try to bond. Odgerel Ayusch as Odgoo. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Nov 13, Rating: Emmerich Enlists a Few Youths for “B. This article includes a list of references , but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.

Half of the new batch of films that are receiving production support from the FFA in Germany will be directed by female filmmakers. However, as we see near the end of the movie, not everyone in that area lives in a sturdy tent and raises sheep and camels. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. Beautiful and compassionate tale of nomadic peoples that ranks with the best of Robert Flaherty’s documentaries. But back to the film review. Thankfully there are no blurred short depth of field shots – as is common in too many modern films. One of their camels gives birth but refuses to accept the calf.

Such is the way they live, that it is easy to imagine these people living and working in this manner for several hundred years. Sounds positively dull until filj start to watch this young mother and the footage the filmmakers gathered and you are pulled in – mesmerized, “How did the film crew get this?

Janchiv Ayurzana as Great-Grandfather Janchiv.

Films – Mongolia – The Story of the Weeping Camel (Die Geschichte vom weinenden Kamel)

An oxymoron you tutt-tutt silently as ffilm read. But one day a rogue deer came and asked the camel to lend him his antlers. While we golf or fish on a Saturday, the nomads gather dried dung for their stoves. Not only that, but labor for two days to get the young “colt” out, and then do it standing up?


An error has occured. Byambasuren Davaa and Luigi Falorni, for such touching, beautiful and wonderful film. Wonderful, delightful, share it with your kids, and afterwards do think about it. The family tries every which way to get the mother to suckle the colt, but they are unsuccessful. They try ritual prayers. I had read fim fantastic the scenery was but, outside of tilm snow-capped mountains in the background, the terrain is flat and totally bleak.

Part documentary, part drama, I found this eeinende to be a real reflection of so many families that I’ve met over there, have camped with, have ridden with. Immediately after the rite the mother and calf are reconciled and the calf draws milk from her teat. More Top Movies Trailers. Half of the new batch of films that are receiving production support from the FFA in Germany will be directed by female filmmakers.

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Byambasuren Davaa Luigi Falorni. It’s very real, very authentic, and gives the viewer an intimate look into the lives of a Mongolian family, four generations, living on the edge of the Gobi desert, deriving life and existence from their animals, camels, sheep and goats. The ritual, however, does not re-establish harmony between the mother and calf. Cindy I Super Reviewer.

It is their life, as blessed and happy as any you will see on film or anywhere else on earth. The grandpa tells the boy he’d just sit around and watch TV all day and that would be bad. One detail I noticed was the cameraman filming with his back to the wind. The Story of the Weeping Camel You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.

Sep 26, Rating: There was a point in this film when I wished I was in a Yurt in the Gobi desert staring at the night sky. Firstly, teenage viewers will be able to catch up with their favourite gang of They care for the calf, try kamdl hand-feed it, and decide to send for a player of music.


For most of this film, however, not much happens yet it does have a certain appeal. The documentary was folm for an Oscar in the category Best Documentary at the 77th Academy Awards.


I go to Mongolia nearly every summer to do historical research and also for the fun of it. How and why this understanding takes place is mysterious as the universe, and rarely seen in our mass-produced lives.

There’s a new style of film eking into the film biz called “Narrative Documentary. View All Critic Reviews Byambasuren Weinendw and Luigi Falorni, for such touching, beautiful and wonderful film.

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We were offered the traditional milk tea, milk curds and some aureg fermented milk but then everyone turned back to the screen. We cannot help but identify as human beings, with some mothers rejecting their babies.

A film of simple rigor and heartfelt emotion. The little camels struggle reflected their struggle in this harsh desert environment. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Overall, this may not be that memorable a film, but one scene certainly is one I doubt you’ll ever forget.

However, fortune gave them the opportunity of sharing a great experience with the viewers with the ritual that brought the camel to accept the offspring. Apart from reuniting parent with child, legend has it that the ritual has the miraculous side effect of causing the mother to weep. Clouds rule weinendr universe.