|Mongol 2007 R|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
Director: Sergei Bodrov
Cast: Tadanobu Asano, Odnyam Odsuren, Khulan Chuluun, Ba Sen, Bayertsetseg Erdenebat, Amadu Mamadakov, Honglei Sun, Tunga, Bu Ren, Sai Xing Ga, Bao Di, Sun Ben Hon
The epic tale of Genghis Khan and his rise to power begins during flashbacks to the nine-year-old Temudgin (Odnyam Odsuren) choosing his future bride Borte (Bayertsetseg Erdenabat), his father's (Ba Sen) fatal poisoning, and Temudgin becoming a fugitive after the family loses its property. The story moves on to the adult life of Temudgen, a.k.a. Genghis Khan (now played by Tedanobu Asano) who, with the support of his courageous wife Borte (Khulan Chuluun), uses his strong will and sense of justice to fight for unity among the Mongols. An Academy Award nomination was received for Best Foreign Language Film.
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