All Genres: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Release Year: 2007
Country: Germany, Kazakhstan, Russia
Director: Sergei Bodrov
Sound: Dolby Digital
Writing by: Arif Aliyev – (writer) &
Sergei Bodrov – (writer)
Produced by: Stefan Arndt – co-producer
Bob Berney – executive producer
Sergei Bodrov – producer
Bulat Galimgereyev – executive producer
Marcos Kantis – line producer: Germany
Chiu Wah Lee – line producer
Anton Melnik – producer
Ulli Neumann – line producer: Germany
Edda Reiser – assistant producer
Alec Schulmann – executive producer
Sergei Selyanov – producer
Manuela Stehr – co-producer
Max Wang – line producer: China
Cast: Aliya – Oelun
Tegen Ao – Charkhu
Tadanobu Asano – Temudjin
Ying Bai – Merchant with Golden Ring
Khulan Chuluun – Börte
Bao Di – Todoen
Bayertsetseg Erdenebat – Young Borte
Deng Ba Te Er – Daritai
You Er – Sorgan-Shira
Sai Xing Ga – Chiledu
Ba Yin Qi Qi Ge – Temulun
Music: Tuomas Kantelinen
Official Website: Visit Website
Plot Outline: The 1000 days of George W. Bush's presidency from the 9/11 attacks to the iraqi quagmire. How a bunch of people influenced by neo-cons hawks took control of the US foreign policy.
Plot: The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world including Russia in 1206.
Movie Quotes: Temudjin: Mongols need laws.
Temudjin: I will make them obey…
Temudjin: …even if I have to kill half of them.
Temudjin: Our laws will be simple.
Temudjin: Don't kill women or children.
Temudjin: Don't forget your debts.
Temudjin: Fight enemies to the end.
Temudjin: And never betray your khan.
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
Special thanks to The Bertram Family
Goofs: We know about 6 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Continuity: The man performing t'ai chi in the park by the tree disappears.
Trivia: There are 9 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- Kazakhstan's official submission in the Foreign Language Film category for the 80th Academy Awards (2008).
- A battle scene required 1500 horses and riders. These had to be imported from Kazakhstan to China. The riders, not being professional actors, needed 2 months of training.
- Some locations were so remote that the crew had to build roads to access them.