The Mongolian people from long ago have had a tradition of three cultural games that have always been around during the time of festivities. Mongolian wrestling, racing horses and archery were among the three traditional games. This story will focus on the horse racing tradition. The town's best horse race trainer Bold, has many people gathered at his house for a special announcement. Bold begins to brag about his horses and skills and how no one in town is better than him. Bold begins to talk about his most prized horse, the brown steed that still has yet to find its rider. After hearing this the townspeople recommend Dambii's eldest son Dorj to be the rider. Upon hearing this Bold decides to ask Dambii's son Dorj to be the rider for his horse.
Mongolian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards
Asian Film Festival Barcelona, Spain 2017: Special Mention in NETPAC Section,
Best Cinematography Award in Cathy Pacific Awards
Giffoni Film Festival, Italy 2017
Asian World cinema, Los Angeles, USA, 2017
Toronto International Film Festival, Canada, 2017
DOP / Camera
Born July 15 1972 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Director, producer, cinematographer and writer, he debuted in 1996, directing the film AMOUR. In the following years he worked as editor, cinematographer and director. He directed the films: ONE NIGHT (1998), BALLAD OF CRAZY LOVE (2001), I WISH MY MOTHER’S KISS (2002), SMELL OF WATER (2005), NO RIGHT TO DIE (2008), THREE MEANINGFULL HEADS (2011), GENGHIS LEGEND OF THE TEN (2012), CHILDREN OF GENGHIS (2017).