‘Veins of the World’ From Oscar-Nominated Byambasuren Davaa Sells to Major Territories

Courtesy of Tarek Tabet

Munich-based gross sales agent Global Screen closed main European offers for drama “Veins of the World,” the fiction characteristic movie debut of director-screenwriter Byambasuren Davaa, whose “The Story of the Weeping Camel” was nominated for an Oscar for finest documentary, and offered to greater than 60 territories.

“Veins of the World,” which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and also will be screened at the Marché du Film Online, has been picked up by Les Films du Preau for France, Surtsey Films for Spain, Angel Films for Scandinavia and Filmcoopi for Switzerland. Further offers are in negotiation. The drama might be launched in Germany by Pandora Film later this 12 months.

The movie facilities on Amra, an 11-year-old boy who lives the conventional life of a nomad together with his mom Zaya, father Erdene and little sister Altaa in the Mongolian steppe. While Zaya takes care of the flock, Erdene works as a mechanic, and sells Zaya’s home made cheese at the native market. Their peaceable routine is threatened by the encroachment of worldwide mining corporations, digging for gold and devastating the pure habitat.

Erdene is the chief of the final nomads opposing them. When he dies in a automobile accident, Amra’s mom desires to surrender their nomadic life and commerce the steppe for the metropolis. But Amra refuses and tries to keep on his father’s David vs. Goliath battle together with his intelligence, and the few instruments accessible to a boy of his age.

The movie was produced by Basis Berlin Filmproduktion, whose “Of Fathers and Sons” was nominated for the finest documentary Oscar final 12 months.

As nicely as “The Story of the Weeping Camel” (2003), Davaa’s credit embody “The Cave of the Yellow Dog” (2005) and “The Two Horses of Genghis Khan” (2009).


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