Tag: adilkhanyerzhanov

Rotterdam 2024 Review: STEPPENWOLF, No Country for Sane Men

Kazakh filmmaker Adilkhan Yerzhanov delivers his most nihilistic work to date.

Zlín 2023 Review: ADEMOKA'S EDUCATION, Kazakh Maverick on Wes Anderson Collision Course

The twelfth and most accessible feature from Adilkhan Yerzhanov, a singular voice in contemporary Kazakh cinema, is an unexpectedly heart-warming coming-of-age tale with two misfits at its core.

Review: A DARK, DARK MAN, Strangely Addictive, Nihilistic Crime and Corruption

Directed by Adilkhan Yerzhanov, the detective story from Kazakhstan paints a bleak picture of police work in the rurals. Now streaming on MHz Choice.

Rotterdam 2022 Review: ASSAULT, Deadpan Tragicomedy Shocks Less Than It Amuses

From Kazakhstan and director Adilkhan Yerzhanov comes a comic thriller about a teacher and fellow parents deciding to fight back against an armed invasion of their school.

Venice 2020 Review: Silly Off-Kilter Comedy YELLOW CAT Harbors Bleaker Socio-Existential Observations Underneath

Adilkhan Yerzhanov's latest absurdist tragicomedy lands as close as possible to Terrence Malick's 'Badlands' as reimagined by Roy Andersson.